There is a band from Alaska named “Portugal. The Man,” but if all truth be known, I think I would prefer “Portugal. The Tasting.” Wine tasting, that is. The band’s big hit was called “Feel It Still,” but I think we should all go with “Taste It Still”. Enough of the band analogies, lets get to the wine.
Greetings from your friends at City Vino! We are here to provide gift-giving suggestions so you can “Spread the Holiday Cheer” to family, friends, colleagues, teachers, or even something for your own enjoyment at the dining room table.
“I was working in the City Vino wine shop, late one night,
When my eyes beheld an eerie sight.
For my wine bottles from their shelves, began to rise,
And suddenly to my surprise,
Beyond the fortified wines of Portugal, like Port and Madeira, there are many delicious wines made in that country. Some of the label terms may be hard to decipher, so here we have compiled some of the more-common wine terms you may encounter on bottles of wine from Portugal.
Discover the Portuguese varieties Castelão, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, or Tempranillo, Baga, Trincadeira, and Padeiro, as well as their growing regions!