Tour highlights Discover Portugal's vibrant second city Oporto, in its splendid setting above the River Douro Pay a visit to a port wine lodge Journey along the Costa Verde Explore the Vinho Verde
vineyards and discover historic Ponte de Lima's ancient Roman bridge Explore the historic fishing towns of Povoa de Varzim and Vila do Conde Guided visits to Viana do Castelo and Ponte de Lima in the northern Minho region Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager Seven nights' three-star half-board hotel accommodation, return flights and transfers *Book by 14 Feb 2018 quoting code JANSH8.
Portugal's first capital, the ancient city of Guimaraes, is only an hour's ride away, and there I sat in a historic square eating the finest sardines washed down with vinho verde
(literally "green wine").
ILike many travellers I met on my journey, I fell in love with Portugal, its wild west coast, the soft, green undulations of Alentejo and the massive, bright blue skies, not to mention the fresh chargrilled fish, the friendly welcome of locals and the fabulous sunsets that went down so well with glass of Vinho Verde
5% abv): This is a gentle spritzy little thing and as vinho verde
goes, it is spritzier than most.
2016 Anselmo Mendes Muros Antigos Loureiro, Vinho Verde
Try the DOC Bairrada espumante (sparkling cava-like wine) with the date & bacon gratin, and a zesty vinho verde
with the various plates of mussels, oysters and cod carpaccio.
Almost before we dropped our bags, we hit markets in search of crisp white wine, and we fell in love with Vinho Verde
Cervin has been involved with include the Best of Vinho Verde
Awards in Portugal, the Taste of Rum Festival in Puerto Rico, The California State Fair Wine Competition, the San Francisco International Wine Competition, the Central Coast Wine Competition in Paso Robles, The El Dorado County Fair Wine Competition, He also judges at many wine and food charity events.
An inviting array of canaps changing everyday with choicest cheeses, tidbits and quick eats create appetizing verve as guests can taste fine wines at the tasting table on request - from a light Gazela, Vinho Verde
[ETH]Portugal to Peppoli Chianti Classico DOCG [ETH]Italy to a Peter Lehmann ClancyOs [ETH]Australia - itOs an enchanting, privileged affair.
89) Casal Garcia (Aveleda) Vinho Verde
Branco 2011 (Portugal).
You could choose a Spanish Vinho Verde
, a New Zealand Riesling or a Brazilian--Rio Sol Chenin Blanc and Viognier.
The two southern sections stretch along the river Mino, which separates them from the Portuguese wine region Vinho Verde