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    A wine that is work

    Quinta D. Matilde recently presented its new harvest of Quinta D. Matilde Reserva Branco and a novelty, Quinta D. Matilde Vinha do Pinto, a red that stands out, coming from strains over 90 years old that ferments and ages only in stainless steel.   Making wines from old vineyards is no longer new, but creating a red like this without…

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    Bottled Daring

    Casa da Passarella recently presented its new crops and a novelty, a wine of Tinta Pinheira - also known as Rufete - an ink variety that we traditionally find in Blend wines but now emerges as monocaste.   Known for his investigations of old castes, and a huge enthusiast of experimentation, the winemaker Paulo Nunes recently presented the new harvests…

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    The magic of a vineyard, the talent of an oenologist

    Falua has just presented the new reference of the emblematic rolled pebble vineyard: Conde Vimioso Vinha do Convento Branco 2019, a wine that comes to market to continue the premium segment of wines of the brand, with a limited edition and numbered. A wine with the signature of winemaker Antonina Barbosa. There is a curious and observant look, combined with…

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    JNcQUOI launches book dedicated to Maria de Lourdes Modesto

    It is by the hand of JNcQUOI that 'Maria de Lourdes Modesto is born', an edition limited to 500 copies that honors the career of one of the greatest communicators and gastronomas ever, through its most emblematic recipes conceived in sugar by sculptor Alexandra Albergaria. The project was born from a challenge launched by the brand Alexandra Albergaria to carve…

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    '100 Great Wines of Portugal' wins international award

    Lusófonos Awards rewards the creativity and originality of the book '100 Grandes Vinhos de Portugal', written by Maria João de Almeida, graphic production of M&A Creative and editing by Zest Books We ended the year with good news: The Lusophone Creativity Awards awarded 5 awards to M&A Creative, including one silver in the Editorial Design category for our book '100…

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    An ART…istic Wine

    Herdade do Freixo came to Lisbon, to the Feitoria restaurant, at Altis Belém Hotel & SPA, to present its name wine, red ART 2016 Situated next to the village of Freixo, between the Serra D'Ossa and Évora, Herdade do Freixo has an author's cellar - signed by architect Frederico Valsassina - perfectly framed in nature and the ecosystem. It is…

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    '100 Great Wines of Portugal', the missing book

    About two years ago I was challenged by Zest Books to write a book that would highlight a hundred great Portuguese wines. The result exceeded expectations and gave rise to a historical and artistic book, which gave me a great pleasure to do. Titled "100 Great Wines of Portugal", the book was edited by Zest Books, and includes a selection…

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    Whistle the train… vesuvius

    The new harvests of Quinta do Vesuvius and Pombal do Vesuvius have already come out. And also a newer novelty, the Vesuvius Train, a fruity and engaging wine that makes us go back in time to the historic and emblematic Douro line that goes from Régua to Tua, passing through Quinta do Vesuvius. There is a railway station on the…

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    Lisbon featured

    CVR Lisboa has launched a book on its wine region, with the aim of promoting and disseminating its richness and diversity. Recently launched in the cold greenhouse, the new book 'A Alma dos Vinhos de Lisboa', reinforces the increasing visibility that the region has in the national vitivinicola panorama. A book that speaks of the castes and the different territories…

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    Challenging wines

    Herdade do Sobroso recently presented its latest news, top of the range that will complement its wine offering in this segment. Getting to Sobroso is like reaching a small natural paradise where, in addition to the vineyards, the landscape is complemented with hectares and more hectares of forest where there are, among many other wildlife, wild boars, deer, deer, mouflons,…