ViniPortugal invites you to taste wines from Setúbal, Algarve, Dão and Douro
3 October 17
Discovering the diversity of Portuguese Wines through a selection from different wine regions is the motto of the Wines of Portugal Tasting Rooms, promoted by ViniPortugal.
In October wines from Península de Setúbal, Algarve, Dão and Douro will be tasted during thematic wine tastings in Lisbon and Porto. The events will be attended by oenologists and wine experts. Lisbon Tasting Room will host the "Wines of Portugal Challenge of 2017 - Península de Setúbal and Algarve" on 6 October. This event will be commented by the winemaker Jaime Quendera, who will present a selection of wines from the Península de Setúbal and Algarve medalists in the Wines of Portugal Challenge of 2017, the most important Portuguese wine competition promoted by ViniPortugal. The journalist Maria João Almeida will comment a special wine tasting called Wines of Dão "Wines of Character and Elegance", on October 13 at 6:30 pm in Lisbon Tatsing Room. Developed in partnership with the CVR of Dão, this event will give you a taste of memorable wines with an unusual capacity for gastronomic harmonization. Recognized as the region of Touriga Nacional and Encruzado, Dão produces deeply elegant wines that reveal an enormous potential for aging. In October at Porto Tasting Room, ViniPortugal invites you to participate in two events dedicated to two excellent wine regions: Dão and Douro. On October 20, at 6:30 p.m., the wine tasting called "Wines of Portugal Challenge of 2017 - Douro" will be presented by the winemaker Manuel Lobo who will introduce a selection of wines awarded with Grand Gold, Gold and Best Red Wine Blend of the Year. On October 27th, at 6:30 p.m., it is the turn of the "Vão do Dão" event, "The New Spirit of an Old Region", promoted in partnership with the CVR of Dão. During the event commented by the journalist Manuel Carvalho, will be presented a selection of wines from emblematic producers of the Dão as well as new projects from this wine region. The selected producers share a secular history in Dão wine region and the unique production conditions that result in great wines. In the Wines of Portugal Tasting Rooms, located at Terreiro do Paço, in Lisbon, and at Palácio da Bolsa in Oporto, it’s possible to discover and taste wines from all over the country, from North to South of Portugal, and experience the unique character of the Portuguese wines and their distinctive characteristics, visible from region to region. The ViniPortugal Tasting Rooms can be visited from Monday to Saturday, from 11am to 7pm, without prior appointment. In Lisbon you can still visit on Sunday. The Tasting Rooms host special wine tastings on weekends with renowned oenologists and wine producers, promoted by ViniPortugal. The calendar of these events until the end of the year can be known on the Wines of Portugal website and facebook page as well as ViniPortugal website, or on the Facebook page of the Wine Tasting Rooms of Portugal . Schedule Wines from Portugal Wine Tastings - October Lisbon Tasting Room Terreiro do Paço 1100-148 Lisbon Calendar: October 6, 6:30 p.m. “Wines of Portugal Challenge of 2017 - Península de Setúbal and Algarve” Registration is required until October 5 through e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Cost of participation: € 7 October 13, 6:30 p.m. “Wines of Dão - Wines of Character and Elegance” Registration is required until October 12 through e-mail email@example.com Cost of participation: € 7 Porto Tasting Room Palácio da Bolsa Rua Ferreira Borges 4050-253 Porto Calendar: October 20, 6:30 p.m. “Wines of Portugal Challenge of 2017 – Douro” Registration is required until October 19 through email firstname.lastname@example.org Cost of participation: € 6 October 27, 6:30 p.m. “Vão do Dão - New Spirit of an Old Region” Registration is required until October 26th through email email@example.com Cost of participation: € 6