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Landscapes such as this deserve to be seen live. On Saturdays until October 25th!! The Douro Historic Train is back. A travel with no hurry to come back. Travelling on-board of CP’s Historical Train is like travelling back on time. On a railway line that goes side by side with the river, along a beautiful landscape classified by UNESCO as World...
On 18 September 1908 was signed the Law Chart demarcating the Vinhos Verdes Region. It completes 106 years in 2014 – a long history with a very promising future. To celebrate the date there will be a dinner taking place on 19:00, as well as a ceremony of delivery of the awards for the Vinhos Verdes & Gastronomy 2014 Competition. Further...
  Three of our Casablanca Valley's winemakers, have been featured in the group of the winemakers to watch in Chile, by the renowned writer Amanda Barnes. In the article Amanda talks about: Pablo Morandé Desborde of BodegasRE, Julio Bastias of Matetic Vineyards and Andrea León of Lapostolle.   PABLO MORANDÉ DESBORDES The Morandés have never been...
The “Rali Vinho do Porto” for classic cars will be departing from Porto – in front of the building of Alfândega do Porto, around 15:00 on 19 September, towards the Douro Wine Region. This competition accepts vehicles produced until 1974 and is promoted by Vintage Celebration, with the support of Instituto dos Vinhos do Douro e Porto (IVDP) and the...
The Vinhos Verdes region, celebrating its 106th anniversary on 18 September, expects a very favorable harvest in 2014. To the oenologist António Cerdeira, “the climate conditions in August and September are, at this stage, determining factors to the distinctive profile of the Vinhos Verdes in 2014. We expect the harvest to start on mid-September, ...
The first edition of the Port Wine Day will happen on 10 September, promoted by the Instituto dos Vinhos do Douro e do Porto, thus celebrating the day on which the world’s oldest demarcated and regulated wine region – Alto Douro Vinhateiro - was created, back in 1756. Port Wine experts, journalists, producers, businesses and lovers will come...
The invitation is done by www.luxurytravelmagazine.com , referring to Portugal as one of the most innovative wine countries in Europe, presently producing its best wines ever.  Luxury Travel Magazine invites you to visit the country on harvest season and to know and participate in the many activities and celebrations on the 20 wine production ...
The market is propitiatory and the record is close, the 560 producers associated in the Chianti Classico Consortium believe it: during this year they could reach the value of 400 million Euros of sales for the bottled wine, an amount never reached before, that could bring the income to the same level of the period prior to the economic crisis, but...
The Chianti Classico area is the only Italian wine region nominated for the Wine Region of the Year of the Wine Star Award 2014.Each year, the editors of Wine Enthusiast Magazine honor the individuals and companies that have made outstanding achievements in the wine and beverage world. The winners will be announced in the special December 31 Wine...
Invited by the Ministry of Tourism of Argentina and the Government of Mendoza, through the Ministries of Tourism and Culture, Mikhail Baryshnikov –Misha, as he prefers to be called- visited the malbec´s worldwide capital to taste several wines and enjoy Argentinean flavors. He confessed to be a great soccer fan and a wine connoisseur. Here what...

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September 16, 2014
This post by Beth Delthony is a participant in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Program sponsored by...