Archive for March, 2011

Join us at Chiado’s for some great food and Wine

 
Monte da Ravasqueira Tasting
Tuesday, April 19
Chiado Restaurant, 864 College St
From 7:00 p.m.

 

The Wines

Located about an hour’s drive from Lisbon, the Monte da Ravasqueira estate occupies a vast area of typical Alentejan landscape. Commercial Director, Dr. Joaquim Guimaraes from Monte da Ravasqueira will be visiting …

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Pack your bags…..we are leaving for DOURO….

Portugal, here we come  .  .  .
Just the essentials  .  .  .

Our wine tour departs Sunday, May 6, 2012 and returns Monday, May 14. Travel to Portugal is on Air Transat.

For centuries, Portugal’s Douro Valley has been renowned for its fortified wines. In recent years, …

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Natalie McLean’s reviews new releases from Portugal. Available March 19th.

Natalie McLean’s reviews new releases from Portugal. Available March 19th.

2007 Cistus Tinta Roriz Touriga Franca Reserva Quinta Do Vale Da Perdiz, D.O.C., Douro, Portugal: VC: Made with the classic Port grapes: 40% Tinta Roriz, 40% Touriga Franca, and 20% Touriga Nacional. There are lovely sweet notes in the midst of this dry red, …

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Alves de Sousa Wines, receives impressive accolades by British wine specialist JANCIS ROBINSON

February brought us some very special news from the UK: the latest big Portuguese wines review by the respected British wine specialist Jancis Robinson.

122 Portuguese wines were tasted, with 3 scoring 18 points (1 to 20 scale).

And  two of those… were from the Alves de Sousa  family (Abandonado 2007 and Quinta da Gaivosa 2005, plus …

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Licor Beirao now at LCBO

This traditional Portuguese Liquor was released at the LCBO on March 5th. At a cost of $26.95 it is a geat value.
for more information on this product, visit their site @
www.licorbeirao.com

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