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10 Things to Know about Rías Baixas (and one non-sequitur)

Every bottle of wine is an opportunity to learn something . . .

This is why I enjoy participating in #WineStudio, a live, 4-week long, wine tasting and education series that takes place each Tuesday evening from 9-10pm EST on Twitter. 760 more words

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Footloose In The Douro, 14 - Tasting Vinho Verde With Anselmo Mendes

Anselmo Mendes began producing wine with Alvarinho grapes in 1998, in Monção and Melgaço in the Vinho Verde region close to the Galician border. Today he is one of the most celebrated winemakers of Portugal. 440 more words

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Drinking the day away: Anselmo Mendes Tasting

My idea of Vinho Verde wine, prior to coming to Portugal and immersing myself in an enormous sea of stunningly delicious Vinho Verde wines, was that it was a rather simple fruity white wine that could be sipped on a hot summer’s day. 1,437 more words

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Soalheiro Alvarinho 2013

“Portugal is able to produce white wines that are capable of matching and, in some places, exceeding their red peers” – Charles Metcalfe

Vinho Verde is not what it used to be. 302 more words

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Muros Antigos Alvarinho 2013 - Vinho Verde

Hello my friends,

a few months ago I’ve tried a Vinho Verde from the same producer but made off different grapes. This time, I’ve decided to try one that makes use of one of the most popular grapes in Portugal for the white (green) wine….the Alvarinho grape. 246 more words

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Portuguese wines highlighted in the Wine & Spirit magazine

Wine & Spirit magazine devotes the August issue to one of the most perfect pairings: summer food and bubbles. Portuguese wines are part of the suggested wine list which must be mixed with snacks, inspired on the warm season. 84 more words

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Portugal is the cover story of Wine Spectator magazine July's edition

The American magazine Wine Spectator has dedicated the cover story of July to Portugal, describing it as one of the most dynamic wine-producing nations in the world today. 157 more words

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