Indigenous grape varieties highlighted next Friday, February 19, starting at 6.30pm, at Wines of Portugal Tasting Room in Lisbon
The most important indigenous grape varieties from Alentejo wine region will be the spotlight of the next wine tasting, in Lisbon. This initiative is part of the theme “Wines of Portugal diversity” and will be held next Friday, February 19, at Sala Ogival. "Challenge your senses and taste what's unique" was the slogan of the wine tasting, organized by ViniPortugal together with Alentejo Regional Wine Commission (CVRA). The wine tasting proposes a journey through senses, presenting the varieties characteristics and their different skills. Alentejo wine region is leader in the domestic market: both in market share in volume (46.4%) and value (45.0%), according to ACNielsen, in the category of quality bottled DOC and IG wines. Alentejo Wines collect 263 winemakers and 97 traders in a total vineyard area of 20 670.68 hectares, and 14,698 hectares approved as DOC Alentejo. Wine tasting registration is required by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and has a cost of 5€. Other information can be requested to Joana Pires, by the same e-mail or phone 213420690.