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Wines of Portugal on the Top 100 of the Wine Enthusiast magazine
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22 November 19
Four Portuguese wines were distinguished on the Top 100 of one of the most prestigious wine magazines in the world
Quinta do Vale Meão 2016 Red (Douro) reached the 8th place and is the best rated Portuguese wine on the list. Wine Enthusiast says “the potential of this wine, with its poise between juicy acidity and structure, is enormous. A mineral texture provides the essential connection with the terroir of the Douro Superior. It comes from one of the top Douro estates, the last to be created by Dona Antonia Ferreira and one that is still in the hands of her descendants.” This year, Wine Enthusiast’s tasting panel reviewed more than 24,000 wines from around the globe, exploring a multitude of regions, styles and price points. This yearly roundup of the best-of-the-best showcases the incredible diversity of high-scoring wines on the market. Each was chosen for a myriad of reasons, including high quality-to-price ratios, good market availability, and an x-factor that can’t be precisely defined. Portuguese wines in the Wine Enthusiast Top 100 # 8º: Quinta do Vale Meão 2016 Red, Douro – 98 points # 56º: José Maria da Fonseca 2017 José de Sousa Red (Alentejano) – 96 points # 59º: Anselmo Mendes 2018 Muros Antigos Alvarinho (Vinho Verde) – 92 points # 62º: Herdade do Rocim 2017 Rocim Alicante Bouschet (Alentejano) – 92 points Full list of winners here.
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Wines of Portugal is one of the sponsors of the Danish Association of Sommeliers

Wines of Portugal is one of the sponsors of the Danish Association of Sommeliers in 2021.

Read more about the Danish Sommeliers Association here: https://sommelier.dk.

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8 September 21

Wines of Portugal participates in the 5th Global Wine Tourism Conference

The 5th Global Wine Tourism Conference this year takes place in Portugal, from the 8th to the 10th of September, in Monsaraz.

Wines of Portugal collaborates with Portugal’s Tourism Institute in this initiative through the organization of a Masterclass, which will take place on the first day of the event (September 8th), from 12:00 to 14:30, where there will be a Wine Tasting of the 14 Portuguese Wine Regions addressed to around 50 international participants who will be at the Conference.

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