Quinta do Portal

Quinta do Portal has a new website to promote their wines, hotel, gastronomy and more.

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Quinta do Vallado Opens Hotel for Douro Oeno-Tourism

In March 2012 Quinta do Vallado is opening a new Country Hotel at Quinta do Vallado.

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Vintage Port Site

Symington Family Estates' The Vintage Port Site has been upgraded with more service and content.

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A Record Number of Gold Medals for Blandy’s Madeira

Blandy's award winning Madeira - worth its weight in Gold... and Silver and a few Trophies too.

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Viticulturist / Oenologist Miles Edlmann Makes a Move

Miles Edlmann moves out of the Douro region and turns his hand to making table wines again at Valle Pradinhoa, a DOC Transmontano producer.

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ViniPortugal Comes to America

On Monday evening, June 4, over 150 Portuguese wines will be on show in San Francisco, under the auspices of Wines of Portugal. We have details and a discount code for our readers.

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IVBAM presents 2 Madeira Tastings in the USA in Early June

Will you be in Chicago or New York this June? Make plans to attend special tastings of Madeira sponsored by the regional regulator, the IVBAM.

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Vancouver International Wine Festival Reinvents Itself

Though the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre has ceased operations, the Vancouver International Wine Festival will continue without interruption, featuring the California Region and the Chardonnay grape globally this year.

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2012 Ruby Reserve Taste-Off

A discussion about Ruby Reserves in the FTLOP Forum sparked off six tastings around the globe, and Glenn Elliott reports.

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Two New Ports in the Market

Tasting notes for two new Ports: Quinta do Crasto Finest Reserve Ruby Port and Graham's 1952 Single Harvest Tawny Port.

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