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The American film director, winner of three Oscars by the Academy, is the guest of honour of the 5th edition of the Douro Film Harvest, the International Film Festival taking place of the amazing landscape of the Douro Valley Wine Region, World Heritage by UNESCO. The wellknown director will be visiting Porto on the 26 September, and from here to...
On 19 September, 3 of Porto Best Of Wine Tourism Awardees will be present at the 1st edition of the Douro Wine Fest, from 18 to 21 September, in Peso da Régua. The Douro Wine Fest proposes an intense programme dedicated to Wine&Gastronomy, with more than 50 activities throughout the 4 days of the festival, such as commented tastings,...
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 Bodegas RE, Julio Bastias of Matetic Vineyards and Andrea León of Lapostolle.   PABLO MORANDÉ DESBORDES The Morandés have never...
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...

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January 21, 2015
This post, written by Ken Baldwin, winner of the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Contest, describes his...