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This week, we’ll be tasting Portuguese Port, and discussing the inhospitable region that’s led to this highly prized dessert wine.
People love Tawny Port wine for it’s sweet flavors of caramel, cocoa, dried fruit, and nuts. Lets find out which style of Tawny to choose based on your tastes.
Port wine in a range of versatile styles including: Ruby, Tawny, White and Rosé. Find out about the most popular styles of Port and their ideal pairings.
To many wine experts, Portugal is the last frontier of wine in Western Europe; there is still so much to be tasted and explored. So with all the excitement this region offers, let’s take a look at what the major wines and regions there are to know.
Touriga Nacional (“tor-ee-gah nah-see-un-nall”) is a full-bodied red wine from Portugal with aging potential like Cabernet Sauvignon. This unsung grape variety is most common as a blending grape in Port wine and has only recently been championed as a dry red wine.
Port is a sweet red fortified wine from Portugal. Port is most commonly enjoyed as a dessert wine because it is rich and sweet. There are several styles of Port, including red, white, rosé and an aged style called Tawny…
A wine that has remained unchanged for 200 years. Learn how Madeira tastes, when to drink it, the different styles, and advice for cooking and cocktails.
Over the last few years Portugal has been ramping up their quality for dry red and white wines. Surprisingly, most can still be found for less than $10. Here are 5 wines you just have to try…