In a previous life – but on the same planet, or just about – when I worked for a private bank in Geneva, I had a colleague who was from Portugal. 1,466 more words
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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
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
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
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