Archive for the Tag 'Douro'

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A list of Portuguese wine grapes, I need your help!

It’s said that there are possibly over 500 Portuguese wine grape varieties. So, I set out to find them.

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Opportunity only knocks once and I didn’t answer the door

Tweet Kicking myself all over the place… We all know that “Opportunity only knocks once,” and I didn’t answer the door… I’m still asking myself, “Are you kidding me?” BACK STORY: I had just booked a flight to North Carolina to visit my daughter and her lovely family. Then, I got the call. “We want […]

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Portuguese Wine Grape Varieties

Tweet It is said that there are possibly over 500 Portuguese wine grape varieties. So, I set out to find them. After extensive research, sources are cited at the bottom. Here you go, researchers. Portuguese White Grape Varieties (Name ~ DOC Region) [A] Alicante Branco Algarve ~ Bucelas, Carcavelos Almafra Almenhaca Alvadurão Alvar Alvaraca ~ […]

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In Search of Bacchus ~ Wanderings in the Wonderful World of Wine Tourism, George M. Taylor

Tweet Weekly Holidaze Drawing: Just leave a comment on any wine-blog entry this month, to win gifts this December: In Search of Bacchus ~ Wanderings in the Wonderful World of Wine Tourism, by George M. Tabor is a very easy read, especially after loving his book, To Cork or Not to Cork. A favorite wine […]