Tag: Touriga Nacional

A Few Surprises: An Interview with Nuno Vale from ViniPortugal

Wine regions of Portugal

Being part of the Wine Trade in Vancouver, I’ve learned quite a bit about Portuguese wines and I’ve tried to pass that info along to you in my posts.  Tasting wines are important, but also important is to talk with…

More Wine Ratings from the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Fest 2012

There were more wineries than those from Chile at the 2012 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival.  It took a while to drag me away from the Chilean wineries, and to try the wines from the rest of the world attending…

My Latest IVSA Wine Picks – January 2012

January 23, 2012, arrived full of promise, dragon-sized.  With that in mind, I checked out the New Product Salon for the Import Vintners & Spirits Association (IVSA) in downtown Vancouver.  There was a wide range of wines; sparkling, still, red,…