More Guerilla wine (Portuguese) and supper clubs!

Apr 23, 10 More Guerilla wine (Portuguese) and supper clubs!

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One of the conversations I vaguely remember having at the Fernandez&Leluu dinner was with one of their helpers, Claire, co-founder and cook of another secret supper club, the Green Onion Supper Club situated in a Hackney council flat. What was even more appealing about Claire’s club was that she referred to herself as a...

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Vinho,Verde,Video

“Vinho Verde. Like no other wine in the world” Well, that’s their tagline and they’re sticking to it. But is is like no other? Castas, in conjunction with the Comissao de Viticultura de Regiao dos Vinhos Verdes, put on an intimate tasting of the regions wines at the Royal Exchange in the City to show us. I...

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Independent Winegrowers Assoc. – Portuguese whites

When I think of Portuguese wines, other then Vinho verde, white wine is not what springs to mind. I’m thinking big, robust, tannic, or sweet, thick and vintage. The Portuguese however are really working hard to change our perceptions and expectations of what kind of wine comes out of their vineyards. I attended a tasting at...

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Wines of Portugal -whites – London tasting

I’ve finally discovered Portuguese wines and what a find!! Forget all those outdated images of sickly sweet Mateus or thin and watery whites, the stuff coming out of Portugal now is the real deal. Being in the trade and poorly paid, I’m always on the lookout for trade tastings. One of our biggest sellers at the moment...

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