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W & J Graham’s 1890 Port Lodge

Graham’s Visiting A Legend of the Port Trade Symington Family Estates Earlier this year, I made my first wine-related work trip to Portugal and third overall.  I had the chance to check out the newly renovated Dow’s Quinta do Bomfim in... (more...)

The Genius of Soalheiro

Quinta do Soalheiro Melgaço, Portugal February 2017 On a sunny and cool spring-like day in the middle of the winter, we headed to the northernmost reaches of Portugal to the Minho River which forms the border with Spain in Melgaço.  Looking around... (more...)

Quinta Vale Dona Maria & Lemos Van Zeller

Quinta Vale Dona Maria &  Van Zeller   A Drive Through The Torto River Valley Douro Valley Portugal Arriving at the front gate of Quinta Vale D. Maria   As we rode the twisting and winding road through the Torto River Valley to our... (more...)