Thursday, January 18, 2018

Mateus Rosé is 75 years old

Mateus Rosé, the emblematic Portuguese wine is 75 years old. Mateus was the first Portuguese wine brand to be loved the world over, appealing to...

Sir Cliff Richard halves the price for his vineyard

Sir Cliff Richard has almost halved the asking price for his 11-bedroom Portuguese vineyard. The Mistletoe And Wine singer, 76, was originally seeking £8million for...
Wine

US Becomes Main Export Market For Portuguese Wine

The US has become the largest export destination for Portuguese wines, replacing long-time leader Angola. Last year, sales to the North American market grew more...
Wine

Portugal spending EU cash on wine and women?

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the chairman of Eurogroup is under fire after an interview in a German newspaper where he accused Southern European countries of wasting...

Portuguese grapes from June to November

"We have twelve varieties, with which we can supply Portuguese grapes from July to November," stated Luis Afonso, of Vale da Rosa. "The climate...
Three Portuguese table wines

Three Portuguese table wines you must try for yourself

We have given you plenty of content regarding Portugals wine selection, but it is so good that we cannot stop and won't stop any...
50 Great Portuguese Wines 2016

50 Great Portuguese Wines 2016

Master Sommeliers Dennis Kelly, Peter Granoff and Madeline Triffon have chosen a fabulous lineup of 50 Great Portuguese Wines, showcasing a range of the...
Tim James gives praise to Portuguese varieties

Tim James gives praise to Portuguese varieties

Tim James is founder of Grape.co.za and contributes to various local and international wine publications. He is a taster (and associate editor) for Platter’s....
Boplaas champions of Cape Portuguese wines

Boplaas champions of Cape Portuguese wines

When it comes to Cape Portuguese red wines and the Cape Ports, Boplaas Family Vineyards is a true champion. Over the last 10 years Boplaas...
Ribeiro updates century-old Portuguese winery

Ribeiro updates century-old Portuguese winery

Portuguese firm Ribeiro de Carvalho Arquitectos has completed a winery at an estate in Alentejo, featuring a wide balcony facing out over the vineyards. After centuries Ribeiro...

Portuguese winemakers cling to ancestors’ traditions

Over the past 20 years the way wine is made has changed a lot, as you know everything has to keep up with the...
Portugal features on Wine Spectator

Portugal features on Wine Spectator

It should be obvious by now that one of the things Portugal is well known for is wine making. This time, the news has hit...
Boplaas produce Portuguese varietals

Boplaas produce Portuguese varietals

There is nothing better than a good blend of wine and it seems like the masters of creating Portuguese styled wine can be found...
Conrad Agarve's corky excursion

Conrad Algarve’s corky excursion

We can all appreciate a good bottle of wine, sometimes we even take the time out to admire the bottle in which it is...