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Recommended by Robert Parker

Date: Wed, Feb 17, 2010 Wine Business

Falcoaria Branco DOC Ribatejo



"I wonder how many people drinking one blind would think this charming, dirt-cheap wine was the equivalent of a $25 California Chardonnay."

Robert Parker




Link: http://bit.ly/casalbranco


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Vinhoweb.pt - 2010-01-28

Date: Thu, Jan 28, 2010 Wine Business

Touriga Nacional é uma casta de uva que faz parte da espécie Vitis Vinífera e é considerado por muitos a melhor casta de uva Portuguesa. Como resultado de isto, o uso da Touriga Nacional continua a aumentar com os produtores Europeus, Australianos e Americanos. Enquanto é plantado em varias regiões dentro de Portugal, as uvas Touriga Nacional normalmente mostram melhor qualidade quando crescidos nos platôs do Dão.

Nos anos 90 existiam 2760 hectares de Touriga Nacional em Portugal. Mas, como a quantidade de uvas produzido é pequeno este numero representava só uma parte pequena na produção de vinho em Portugal. Isso ao lado, Touriga Nacional tem uma grande parte em produzindo os melhores vinhos do porto.

O uso da Touriga Nacional normalmente da os vinhos uma boa quantidade de álcool, aromas complexos e intensos e adiciona um sabor de frutos maduros muito concentrado enquanto faz o vinho bastante encorpado, dando o vinho uma boa estrutura.

English

Touriga Nacional is a variety of red wine grape, part of the species Vitis Vinífera, which is considered by many the best Portuguese grape type. As a result of this, the use of Touriga Nacional continues to grow in European, Australian and American wine production. While planted in various regions in Portugal, the grape tends to show its best qualities when grown on the plateaus of the river Dão.

In the 1990's, there existed 2760 hectares of Touriga Nacional in Portugal. However, since this grape has quite small yields, it still only represents a small part of the wine production in Portugal. Nevertheless, this grape still plays a major role in producing the finest port wines.

The use of Touriga Nacional usually gives a wine a good quantity of alcohol, intense and complex aromas and it tends to add concentrated flavours of black fruit to the wine while creating high tannins and providing good body and structure.

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ProWein 2010

Date: Wed, Jan 27, 2010 Wine Business


Link: http://bit.ly/arrepiado


O Arrepiado Tinto 2007 foi premiado com uma medalha de ouro no Premium Select Wine Challenge - ProWein 2010 em Alemanha.

The Arrepiado red wine 2007 was awarded a Gold medal in the Premium Select Wine Challenge at ProWein 2010 in Germany.

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Port Wine Vintage Years

Date: Mon, Jan 4, 2010 Wine Business

Vintage years so far into the 21st Century


As of today, the world of port has seen three years in the 21st century being declared as vintage. The first year, 2000, was a very unstable year in terms of weather, Febraury and March were warm, April and May were rainy, in July and August there was some rain and in September the temperature stabilized around 40°C. As a result, harvesting was delayed a couple of weeks but all this gave the grapes such a quality to cause various wineries to declare the year 2000 a vintage year.

The second year which was declared as a vintage was 2003. This year, the winter was rainy, spring was dry and temperatures were normal except for in July and August when temperatures were around 45°C during the day and 30°C during night. The port wines produced had a lot of body which may turn out to be a good base for aging.

2007 has been declared by most of the well known producers to be a vintage year. It was a very cold year in comparison to previous years and so 2007 ports seem to follow the general trend of being acid, concentrated and with little body, which results in a very balanced and structured wine. While this year has produced a lot of good wines, certain people seem to think that the 2007 ports will not age as well as the 2003 wines. Wine tasting expert Roy Hersh (who was knighted into the Port and Douro Wine Institute (IVDP)) has the opinion that ports from this year will age well over the next couple of decades but doubts that further aeging will improve the wines.

For your reference we have listed all the vintage years from the 20th century below


20th Century Vintage Years


1900 1958

1904 1960

1908 1963

1911 1966

1912 1967

1917 1970

1920 1975

1922 1977

1924 1978

1927 1980

1931 1982

1934 1983

1935 1985

1942 1987

1945 1989

1947 1991

1948 1992

1950 1994

1955 1997

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Azeite/ Olive oil "Dona Berta"

Date: Sat, Dec 19, 2009 Wine Business

O azeite "Dona Berta" acaba de ser considerado dos melhores azeites extra virgens do Mundo. Assim o classifica o prestigiado FLOS OLEI 2010 - guia dos melhores azeites extra virgem do mundo - publicado por MARCO OREGGIA.

MARCO OREGGIA provou e seleccionou milhares de amostras de azeites provenientes de 40 países incluindo, para além dos tradicionais produtores mediterranicos, os países do novo mundo e até a China, Japão e Brasil.


English

The olive oil "Dona Berta" was recently selected as one of the best olive oils in the world. It received this classification by the prestigious FLOS OLEI 2010 - Guide to the worlds best extra virgin olive oils - published by MARCO OREGGIA.

MARCO OREGGIA selected and tested thousands of olive oils from 40 different countries including the traditional olive oil producing mediterranean countries and countries such as China, Japan and Brazil.

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Vinhoweb.pt - Novo produto/New product

Date: Fri, Dec 18, 2009 Wine Business

Grande Rocim DOC Tinto Reserva 2007, Herdade do Rocim.

Link: http://bit.ly/granderocim

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Vinhoweb.pt - 2009-12-11

Date: Fri, Dec 11, 2009 Wine Business

A nova “Caixa do Mês” da Vinhoweb inclui 6 garrafas de vinho tinto de dois produtores de qualidade, Herdade do Rocim (Alentejo) e Sobredos – Aneto (Douro).

Vinhos:
3 x Aneto Tinto 2007
3 x Olho de Mocho Tinto Reserva 2007.
Dois vinhos muito bons a um preço muito bom.
Link: http://bit.ly/cxmespt


English

Vinhoweb's new "Box of the Month" contains 6 bottles of red wine from two quality producers, Herdade do Rocim (Alentejo) e Sobredos – Aneto (Douro).

Wines:
3 x Aneto Tinto 2007
3 x Olho de Mocho Tinto Reserva 2007
Two very good wines at a very good price.

Link: http://bit.ly/boxmontheng

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Escultor - A Escolha da Imprensa

Date: Mon, Nov 30, 2009 Wine Business













O Júri do Concurso “A Escolha da Imprensa” do Encontro com o Vinho/Encontro com os Sabores 2009 atribuiu ao vinho ESCULTOR 2006 o prémio Escolha de Imprensa na categoria de vinhos tintos.

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Novos produtos - New products ANETO

Date: Tue, Nov 24, 2009 Wine Business

Recentemente vinhoweb.pt introduziu a gama de produtos ANETO.

Vinhoweb.pt recently introduced the ANETO product range.

Link: http://bit.ly/aneto

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Prémios - Quinta Seara d’Ordens

Date: Tue, Nov 24, 2009 Wine Business




- Porto L.B.V. 2005 foi galardoado com o Prémio “Escolha de Imprensa” na categoria de Vinhos Fortificados pelo Júri do Concurso “A escolha de Imprensa” do Encontro com o Vinho/ Encontro com os Sabores 2009.

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- L.B.V Port 2005 was awarded the "Best Label Award", in the category of Fortified Wines of the Meeting of Wines/Meeting of Flavours 2009 event.





- Porto Vintage 2005 recebeu a Medalha de Ouro no International Weinpramierung Zurich.

English

- Vintage Port 2005 received the Gold Medal in the International Weinpramierung Zurich

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Dona Berta

Date: Thu, Nov 12, 2009 Wine Business

Como habitualmente vamos estar presentes na edição deste ano do "Encontro com o Vinho e Sabores - Lisboa 2009", a decorrer de 13 a 16 de Novembro, no Centro de Congressos de Lisboa (Junqueira).

13 de Novembro (sexta-feira) das 18H00 às 22H00
14 e 15 de Novembro (sábado e domingo) das 14H00 às 20H00
16 de Novembro (2ª feira) - Profissionais das 11H00 às 18H00

Em prova vamos ter uma novidade, um branco tremendo... O Reserva Branco Vinha Centenária 2008 - 17 pontos (João Paulo Martins, Vinhos de Portugal 2010) e 17,5/18 pontos (Manuel Moreira).

e também:

- Branco Vinhas Velhas Rabigato 2008, classificado como Reserva pelo IVDP

- Reserva Tinto 2005 - 18,5 pontos (Charles Metcalf, Revista Fine Wine)

- Reserva Tinto 2006 - 16 pontos (João Paulo Martins, Vinhos de Portugal 2010)

- Tinto Sousão 2006 - classificado como Reserva Especial pelo IVDP, 17 pontos (João Paulo Martins, Vinhos de Portugal 2010)

- Tinto Vinha Centenária 2006 - Tintos para momentos especiais 17,5 pontos (João Paulo Martins, Guia de Vinhos de Portugal)
- Top 10 dos Vinhos de Portugal, 18,5 pontos (Manuel Moreira, Guia de Vinhos Portugueses)

Boas provas e vão gostar da visita ao nosso stand 097,

Eng.º Hernâni Verdelho Sócio - GerenteH. & F. Verdelho, Lda.

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