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    The wine felt

    A new book has recently been released that explains to wine lovers how they can evaluate it through an innovative method based on emotions. After three decades of tasting wines and teaching tasting courses (they are both teachers specialized in…

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    King of piglets inaugurates shop

    Licínia Ferreira and António Paulo Rodrigues continue to innovate in the Restaurant Rei dos Leitões and open a store where you sell everything a little. All to please customers. Who does not resist a good piglet dish and know bairrada,…

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    New crops and rare wine

    Madeira Wine Company recently launched blandy's new crops but also MCDXIX, an exclusive and rare wine that filled only 600 bottles. Portuguese navigators discovered the island of Porto Santo in 1418, after a major storm that moved the vessels off…

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    Arnaud Vallet, Portuguese soul

    Everyone knows him in the lides of haute cuisine. It is French and works as a sommelier of the restaurant of the Hotel Vila Joya, in Albufeira, Algarve (2 Michelin stars), alongside austrian chef Dieter Koschina. For more than a…

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    Melgaço valados, family wines

    The wines produced in Quinta de Golans, in the sub-region of Monção and Melgaço, are part of a family project in the Vinho Verde region that wants to raise the Alvarinho grape variety to its maximum exponent. After taking Industrial…

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    Each bottle tells a story

    Is there a better way to remember a special moment than opening a bottle of wine? I finally decided to open the bottle of Szepsy Aszu 6 Puttonyos i brought the last time I was in Hungary and had been…

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    Ameal farm changes hands

    Esporão recently acquired Quinta do Ameal, a project so far led by Pedro Araújo and belonging to his family since the 1990s. This historic 30-hectare estate, situated in the Lima River Valley, in the heart of the Demarcated Region of…

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    Prats & Symington launch Chryseia 2017

    From October you can already find the new harvest of Chryseia in wine cellars and reference restaurants. Every year the Symington family invites Bruno Prats to come to Portugal, especially to introduce the new chryseia harvests. This year, the presentation…

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    Martim Cabral – Life of 'bon vivant'

    Martim Cabral was caught off guard. I didn't notice anything about restaurants or hotels, but it was his who remembered to enter the program 'Go is the Best Remedy', in partnership with a colleague, journalist Teresa Conceição. That's how he…