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    Mandatory reading

    The Codex of Portuguese Flavors highlights the fundamental role who had Maria Emília Cancella de Abreu, mentor of Portuguese cuisine and pioneer of Banquete magazine, and makes known the first major collection of the gastronomic prescription Portuguese. At a time…

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    Harvest: what kind of harvest do you adopt?

    Manual or mechanics, which of them the most advantageous? This is one of the questions with which numerous producers scattered throughout the four corners of the world are faced, divided between the advantages and disadvantages of each of these techniques. …

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    Old or New World?

    A few good years ago, the wine world market, once dominated by the Old World, experienced critical moments of mutation with the emergence of modern wines from the New World. They are delicious, fruity wines, produced to be drunk young,…

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    Details that make a difference

    Francisco D'Assis Costa is a doctor of profession, but winemaker of soul. In 2002 he decided to take the family heritage and recover it by starting, also, the production of wines. Situated in half kilometre summ. generis, and its owner…

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    Madeira invests in winetourism

    With wine tourism, gain ing more and more strength at the national level, the autonomous region of Madeira launched projects in this area. The Regional Secretariat Tourism and Culture of the Autonomous Region of Madeira, with the collaboration of a…

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    Wine Museum

    Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo has a small museum that aims to preserve and share the cultural memory of the Douro region. Wine Museum Centre Fernanda Ramos Amorim opened its doors in September 2017 but is already a…

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    The Calf Calendar

    To produce a wine it is not enough to take the grapes, crush them and let the must ferment. Throughout the year, the vineyard must be treated very well and it is from these operations that depends essentially on the…

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    With Olive Oils

    Anyone who knows chef Vítor sobral knows that olive oil has always been an inescapable element in your dishes. Author of several cookbooks, arises now with a new work dedicated to this noble product, so Portuguese.  It is not today…

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    A hotel dedicated to wine

    There will be few hotels in the country that pay so much attention to wine. It is called Monverde and belongs to Quinta da Lixa, in the Green wine region. In 1986, Óscar and Alberto Meirelles, along with cousin Manuel,…

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    The return of cork stoppers

    There's nothing that replace the sound of the 'POC' of a cork coming out of a bottle of wine. After a long period of market break, cork has returned to be the preferred seal of wine producers. And consumers. It's…