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My Favourites from the James Nicholson Christmas Portfolio Tasting (Part one)

James Nicholson is an award-winning wine merchant based in Northern Ireland.  For over 35 years he has been supplying wines wholesale, to restaurants and to the public, all over the island of Ireland. 1,028 more words

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Managing seafood takes new directions

At a time when stocks of cod, one of the most popular fish in New England, are at an all time low, we wanted to share a piece we just saw in an email from… 708 more words

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Wine of the Week – Arca Nova Alvarinho 2011

This Colheita 2011 Arca Nova Alvarinho is made with one of Portugal’s most famous white varietals offers good acidity and notes of citrus and tropical fruits. 73 more words

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We decided to celebrate our 8 year anniversary in the renewed São Gabriel restaurant, an amazing jewel set in the middle of the golden triangle… 760 more words

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Day 18, Ponte de Lima to Valenca, 37.2km

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  • June 28th, 2014
  • Valenca: Albergue de Sao Teotonio Municipal, €5
  • Weather: Downpour in the morning, then lovely and sunny in the afternoon, 21 degrees…
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Wine of the Week - Quinta da Aveleda, 2013

From Aveleda S.A., a family-owned winery that is Portugal’s largest exporter of Vinho Verde, this new vintage of Quinta da Aveleda from winemaker Manuel Soares blends the Loureiro and Alvarinho varieties of grapes at low pressure, then ferments the blend which goes into stainless steel tanks to be aged. 71 more words

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Parcela Única Alvarinho 2012

Um Alvarinho para competir com os melhores brancos do mundo.

A história recente dos brancos portugueses é um caso de estudo no mundo do vinho. Não haverá outro país que, em tão pouco tempo e quase a partir do nada, tenha progredido tanto e atingido um nível tão alto como o nosso. 306 more words