Tag: vinho verde

My Portuguese Wine Picks from VanWineFest 2018

Portugal flag

Portugal is more than just port wine. ¬†That is where most people‚Äôs experience with Portuguese wines may have started and stopped, but Portuguese wines are so much more. ¬†I quite enjoy the red and white blends from Portugal. They are…

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,…

MyWinePal At The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival – Part 2

In the first part of my notes on the 31st Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival I talked about BC wines as this was the featured region. But there was more than just BC wines at the festival. I will spend…

MyWinePal At The 31st Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival

The 31st Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival has now come and gone. I attended the “Get Uncorked” kick off to the Festival, went to a Burgundy tasting (pinot noir, chardonnay and gamay), a Pinot tasting (all types of pinot both…