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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


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


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

Wine Reviews

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


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


A Few New Additions to Your Wine List for Summer: Wines of Tejo Portugal

I have been a fan of Portugal’s most well known fortified wine for a very long time. Port was really my first introduction to “spirits” and I didn’t venture beyond it for a long time because I was perfectly content. 912 more words


Rooftop Sippers

Chillaxing on a rooftop is something that we all love and I’ve officially dusted off my lawn chair and left it out on the roof. While it’s still “technically”  323 more words