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    The time of whites

    In 2008 I did one of the tests of Portuguese whites that surprised me the most. It was at the Dão Wine Studies Center in Nelas, where countless old white wines were at stake that were in excellent condition, something…

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    Two touch-up reds

    Winemakers Jorge Alves and Celso Pereira joined in 1999 to found the Quanta Terra, a project driven by the awareness that the character of the wine is determined by the terroir where it is produced. Together, they started production of…

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    A beautiful chronicle

    The Estate of Rocim this year launched an election wine, a top of the range called Chronicle #328. This is the first time this red is being released, a tribute to Catarina Vieira's father (owner and winemaker of The Rocim…

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    Old whites, an ever surprising proof

    I long ago made a vertical of Morgado de Santa Catherina (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016) and also some barrel tests that contribute to becoming more and more 'white-line'! In addition to the evident freshness of the Arinto…

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    Enjoy wine and the luck of living in Portugal

    In a country where the quantity prevailed on quality, portugal's entry into the Community European Union in 1986 brought about a real revolution in viticulture National. The turnaround was great: funds were taken advantage of to replant vineyards, new producers…

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    From eyes to beak

    It is already known, the world of wine is made of fashions and now, who dictates fashion are asian countries, in particular China that has the greatest purchasing power. Portuguese producers have long realized that and are 'catching the wave'.…

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    Dirk's new vintage

    To launch his wine from The Vintage Port of 2017, producer Dirk Niepoort came to Lisbon, to bistro 100 Maneiras, in Largo da Trindade, to promote a tasting, at least... Creative! The event began with a tasting of Vintages Niepoort…

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    Being a woman in the wine world

    Fool yourself who thinks that taking a professional journey in the wine world is easy. You have to like it very much, fight and persist. It's not for everyone. Much more for a woman. Even today. I started my career…

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    Adega Mayor reveals consistent work

    For some good years now, businessman Rui Nabeiro decided to invest in a wine-related project, in nothing compared to what he did during his life in the coffee area, but always with the same entrepreneurial attitude that always characterized it.…