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Discovering Portuguese Wines, One Winery at a Time - Esporão

Portuguese wines used to be an oenophile’s best secret. Portugal is rather a small country with very good climate for grape growing, lots of slopes and poor soils to force the roots to go deep in search for nutrition. 539 more words

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Interesting and Unusual

Regular Bristol Wine Blog readers know I’m always keen to taste wines made from different grape varieties or in obscure wine regions.  So, the Bristol Tasting Circle’s latest theme, ‘Interesting and Unusual Wines’, was just perfect for me.  326 more words


"An oddity" from Colares.

“An oddity” is how Oz Clarke describes the Ramisco grape. Jancis Robinson is only a little more informative when she uses the adjectives “demanding” and “endangered”. 269 more words

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