Great to see team Sogrape winemakers out in force at new home @liberty_wines today. And to taste latest Barca Velh… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
One of my highlights of the week (and there were quite a few) - catching up with Jorge Moreira (Poeira), Francisco Olazabal (Quinta do Vale Meão) and Jorge Serôdio Borges (Wine & Soul) - the 3 musketeers (or mobsters) behind new Dao label MOB for my first taste of their 2012 white, re-tasting the 2011 red & visiting the v'yard. Tasting notes next week, but exciting wines!
My interview with Dirk Niepoort on a wine to remember & how it inspired him to make Niepoort Charme: http://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2013/02/winemaker-dirk-niepoort-1991-la-tache
My Portuguese Wine Guide: Part 1, @vinhoverdewines goo.gl/1QffHI #wine
Blend, a fantastic new resource on Portuguese wines, gastronomy & lifestyle launches today. Pictured - Team Blend on my kind of field trip - at Quinta do Noval Nacional vineyard - http://thewinedetective.co.uk/blog/portugal/three-three-lawyers-prefer-portuguese-wines/