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    Investing in large

    Aveleda, the largest producer and exporter of Vinho Verde, has made large investments in recent years that translate into the increase of its vineyard area from 150 to 600 hectares and the continuous improvement of the wine tourism area.   …

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    Valuing wine carving

    At the end of last year, Adega da Vidigueira inaugurated Casa das Talhas, a multipurpose space where this centuries-old art of producing wine is paid homage. Wine carving is fashionable. A fashion that seems to have come to stay, such…

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    Necklaces, a preserved heritage

    Founded in 1931, Adega Regional de Colares emerged to defend and preserve the genuineness of colares wines that, in the account of the fame they had achieved, were often adulterated and sold by little serious producers. In the 19th century,…

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    Old World versus New World

    The world wine market, once dominated by the Old World, experienced critical moments of change with the emergence of wines from the New World. They are delicious, fruity wines, usually produced to be drunk young, of good value for money,…

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    Drouhin, Passionate wines

    Joseph Drouhin was the founder of a renowned wine company in Burgundy that is now in its fourth generation. Born in Yonne Department, near the village of Chablis (Burgundy), Joseph Drouhin left his homeland for Beaune, the 'capital' of Burgundy,…

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    The art of making wine

    When in the mid-eighties the British Howard Bliton first came to Portugal, he would not have imagined that one day he would come to our country to produce wine. Today, in addition to being present in two national regions, he…

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    A&D Wines, a family story

    Alexandre Gomes and Dialina Azevedo created a wine company based on family traditions linked to wine. The focus is on the production of organic wines.    A good Portuguese, somehow, always has its history linked to viticulture. And Alexandre Gomes's…

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    Bolo Rei de Alvarinho

    There are days when my house looks like a wine cellar. Now it's like a pastry shop, too. So let's go to the 'sordid' details that will make you gush through your mouth, because I tasted it and you didn't!…

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    Adega Mãe opens restaurant

    Sal na Adega is the name of the new restaurant that complements the wine tourism offer of Adega Mãe. When at the end of 2011 Bernardo Alves inaugurated the new family project – Adega Mãe – located in Quinta da…

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    Pints & Character

    Those who follow the work of Wine & Soul since 2001 know that only good things come out. A reference project in the Douro of the couple of winemakers Sandra Tavares and Jorge Serôdio Borges, who have now launched the…