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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…

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    Grape variety gives name to restaurant

    Inspired by Grenache grape variety, French chef Philippe Gelfi's restaurant next to St George's Castle serves a contemporary menu and has a wine list where French wines from various regions stand out. In a country producing wine like ours, it…

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    Wines expressing terroir

    Adega Mãe launched recently the new harvests from its top of the range - Terroir - in the white and red.    However other wines were born, including the Adega Mãe Terroir red (launched in 2013) and white (first released…

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    A book for salivating

    In addition to his work at mesa de Lemos restaurant, Diogo Rocha also breaks down his time teaching and writing books. This is your 'Queijaria do Chef' work, which guides us through the tasty world of Portuguese cheeses. I've always…

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    Dedicated to the family

    The producer Vinhos Norte, from Miogo, was recently in Taberna do Calhau, in Lisbon, to launch a special wine prepared thinking about the family. Launch a wine of family was already the wish that the producer Vinhos Norte had in…

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    Do what he wants

    After spending years on end making wines from others, Osvaldo Amado restructured his life to have more time to produce his own. Your pleasure and the taste of your creativity. It's not that he doesn't like making wines for others.…