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    Esporão, What Else?

    Produced by Esporão since the 1990s, the monocastes Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Nacional and Aragonez reflect the identity of the different grape varieties in their original vineyards, resulting from detailed work in the vineyard and winery. The new monocaste crops have already been launched (pictured), at the same time as the white and red Private Collection. Wines that continue to convince.…

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    Vila Nova de Famalicão 'on fire'

    After the success of the first edition of 'Fogo de Chão e Potes no Quintal' in 2020; Renato Cunha, chef and owner of ferrugem restaurant, and his wife, architect Anabela Rodrigues Cunha; have designed a cycle of outdoor cooking experiences, which began in May and run until October. Quality wine will also not miss! For two years, the couple has…

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    Mãe Winery with new crops including a Pinot Noir top

    It is in the vineyards of Adega Mãe, about 10 kilometers from the sea, in a terroir of whites, that the Pinot Noir variety gained expression and gave rise to a special wine. A red that presents itself with a creased Atlantic freshness; and that reinforces the new category of wines of this reference producer of this reference producer of…

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    The 'Father' of Alentejo Wines in a biographical film

    This year Évora Wine takes place between 26 and 28 May and has a schedule full of news. One of the largest is a biographical documentary dedicated to one of the great men of wine in Portugal, the creator of Pêra Manca: Francisco Colaço do Rosário. At a time when numerous events dedicated to wine are organized, with similar moments…

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    Champions!

    They say Friday the 13th is a day of bad luck, but I can't complain! Yesterday I received the news that at the New York Product Design Awards, organized by the prestigious International Awards Associate, the book '100 Great Wines of Portugal' (designed by M&A Creative, written by me and edited by ZestBooks) received the SILVER WINNER 2022 award in…

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    Churchill's: Four decades of producing Premium wines

    Churchills recently presented the new image of its products but, above all, made known the consistency it has achieved over the last 40 years in the production of premium wines from Porto and Douro. Minimalism is what reveals the new image of Churchills, which passed not only the logo but also the image of the bottles. Some labels are more…

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    A&D Wines: a consolidated project

    Six years after the presentation of the project, A&D Wines takes a prominent place in the production of quality wines in Baião, region of Vinhos Verdes. The way will always be to produce wine, respecting nature. Quinta de Santa Teresa belongs to the couple of electrotechnical engineers Alexandre Gomes and Dialina Azevedo, who decided to revitalize family traditions in the…

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    Falua and national sommeliers extend collaboration

    It's not the first time now and it certainly won't be the last. A dozen national sommeliers of reference recently met at Falua, in Almeirim, to elect the final batch of Conde Vimioso Sommelier Edition wines in conjunction with winemaker Antonina Barbosa.  Falua's idea of making a final batch of special edition red wine for the Horeca canal was born…

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    The Art of Knitting and Crocheting

    The meshes of life caused Sandra Tavares da Silva and Susana Esteban to cross the path of friendship and to birth two wines with distinct but similar characteristics in elegance. A project that is already more than ten years old, with new crops now launched on the market.   Many years ago, when Sandra Tavares da Silva and Susana Esteban…

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    Quinta da Plansel reinforces WSET courses in Portugal

    Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) courses are now available monthly in three different languages at Plansel Wine School. Plansel Wine School was born from the partnership of Quinta da Plansel, wine producer of Montemor-o-Novo, with Wilmy Matton, a wine teacher in the Netherlands in order to reinforce in Portugal the WSET teaching model, one of the most recognized wine…