Archive for the Tag 'Alentejo Region of Portugal'

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Frank Johnson Selections ~ Importer Profile

I’ve been pretty open on this wine blog that Enoforum Wines, from the Alentejo region of Portugal, is one of my clients. This is my journal, and I’m recording my realistic journey in the wine business. When Enoforum Wines and our Diaz  Communications partnered, it wasn’t with the thinking that Enoforum might be imported into […]

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One of The Most Interesting Aspects of Portugal in the Alentejo Wine Grape Growing Region

The history of Portugal is richly fascinating, and even more amazing when you visit and see it firsthand. Being there allowed me to experience and touch its ancient past, while exploring the immensely popular and emerging wine region of the world today… the Alentejo. I’m not going to ask you to take only my word […]

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Amphoras Place in the History of Winemaking, As Seen in Alentejo, Portugal

As I’ve earlier written, To Understand Portuguese Wines, One Must First Understand the People. This continues to be my mantra today, to which I would add the word “history” to what must also be understood. I can now say this, most especially after having spent 10 days in Portugal last fall with Delfim Costa of […]

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To Understand Portuguese Wines, One Must First Understand the People

Having spent 10 days in Portugal, as the guest of my client Enoforum Wines, my world of wine just became greatly expanded. It didn’t begin with the wine, though, it began with the people. In this coming week, I’m going to be exploring what I’ve just learned. It began the moment I was picked up […]