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Exploring Portugal with Matt Wicksteed

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2 hours

Event Description

Join Matt for a fascinating evening showcasing some fantastic wines of Portugal in the first of four evenings exploring top holiday destinations with a fantastic wine scene. Come learn (and taste!) what this wonderful wine country has to offer.

Covering just over 92,000 square kilometres on the western fringe of Europe, Portugal is the home of beautiful natural vistas, historical cities, culture and, of course, incredible wine. This evening will cover the history of Portuguese wine, the classic styles as well as some unexpected surprises and emerging innovators in the industry.

On this evening, you will taste 8 fantastic wines, each exemplifying the diversity of this wonderful wine region.

Sparkling Wines:
Portugal Boutique Winery, Dinamite Brut Nature Blanc de Blancs, Barraida 2017

White Wines:
Andselmo Mendes, Contacto Alvarinho, Monção e Melgaço, Vinho Verde, 2021

Baias e Enseadas, Fernão Pires Reserva,  Colares, 2018

Rosé Wines:
Niepoort, Redoma Rosé, Douro, 2020

Orange Wines:
Fitapreta A Laranja Mecanica, Alentejo 2020

Red Wines:

Bojador, Vinho de Talha Tinto,  Moreto, Tinta Barroca, Trincadeira, Alentejo, 2020

Boas Quintas, Garadinha, Touriga Nacional, Alfrocheiro and Tinta Roriz, Dão 2019

Niepoort, Redoma Tinto, Douro, 2003

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