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Find Out More about Quinta de Soalheiro at VanWineFest 2018

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Quinta de Soalheiro, a pioneer in the creation of¬†Alvarinho wine in Melga√ßo, is an international¬†benchmark for the wines of this grape variety,¬†blending perfectly into the distinctive Minho¬†landscape surrounding it. Located in Melga√ßo (Portugal‚Äôs northernmost point) it is protected by¬†a range…

Enjoy a Glass with Bodegas Casaj√ļs at VanWineFest 2018

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Our Founder Jos√© Alberto Calvo Casaj√ļs was born in Quintana del Pidio. This small town is located on the foothills of the north side of the Duero Valley that shapes the appellation of Ribera del Duero. He had the privilege…

Sanguinhal Wines are Coming to VanWineFest 2018

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History of Sanguinhal Wines One of the oldest wineries in Lisbon, Portugal, Agricola Sanguinhal was founded In 1926, by Abel Pereira da Fonseca. He was an innovator, with a passion for his family, grape-growing, and winemaking.¬†He planted Sanguinhal‚Äôs first vines…

Say Ol√° to Adriano Ramos Pinto – Vinhos S.A. at VanWineFest 2018

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The History of the House of Ramos Pinto The House Ramos Pinto, in Portugal, was founded in 1880 and for several decades, its history has been marked by a balance between innovation and respect for tradition. In the production and…

Portuguese Wines – Discover a World of Difference Interview

Filipa Anunciação senior area manager Wines of Portugal (credit Angel Chu)

During the Wines of Portugal tasting that I was able to attend recently I had the opportunity to also have a short interview with Filipa Anuncia√ß√£o, the senior area manager from Wines of Portugal. ¬†It was interesting to hear her…

Why Try Portuguese White Wines This Summer?

Aveleda Vinho Verde and Alvarinho

“Uniqueness in a Bottle“.¬† That about sums it up.¬† Portugal produces wines from grapes that are indigenous to their country.¬† I believe there are 250 grape varieties grown in Portugal.¬† I had been told before that during the ice age,…