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Arca Nova "Alvarinho" 2014

This Portugese wine is deceptive. It’s a fresh hue of green with a mild frizzante quality, like it’s refreshing Vinho Verde cousin. The aromas from the Alvarinho are spectacular. 74 more words

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The "Wine Days" of 2015

Here’s an interesting graphic sourced from the www.americanwineryguide.com: a guide to all the “wine days” that we can look forward to this year.

Though a few are obviously American-centric – I can’t see myself raising a glass to Michigan Wine Month any time soon – it still provides a nice focus and a good excuse to crack open a bottle of something you wouldn’t normally reach for. 115 more words


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

Wine Of The Week


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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