Tag: Portugal

Vinography Images: Vivid Crush

Alicante Bouschet gets dumped into a hopper during harvest at Fitapreta Vinhos in Portugal’s Alentejo region. Alicante Bouschet is a

Vinography Images: Wine Worship

Some people worship wine. Others make wine where some used to worship. The old Chapel at Fitapreta dating back to

Vinography Images: Flame of Freshness

A burning sulfur cake glows blue in the bunghole of an old barrel at Fitapreta Vinhos in the Alentejo region

Vinograpy Images: Early Bird

The colors of sunrise glow on the horizon as work begins early during harvest at Fitapreta winery in Portugal’s Alentejo

Vinography Images: Behind the Wall

An old ladder and wine barrel stand by behind the wall as the last rays of the sun come through

Vinography Images: Stand Tahla

The view down into a freshly filled talha with a field blend of white grapes at Fitapreta Vinhos in Alentejo,

Vinography Images: The Unbarreled Lightness of Being

A shaft of light illuminates the new barrel room at Fitapreta Vinhos in Alentejo, Portugal. Says photographer David Sawyer: “Constructing

An Afternoon’s Dalliance With Dão

Portugal remains one of the more under-appreciated wine-producing countries on the planet in my opinion. Even as it has recently

open box of wine

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 1/24/21

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

I’ll Drink to That: Winemaker Luis Seabra

Episode 458 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Luis Seabra. Luis is the proprietor and

I’ll Drink to That: Portuguese Winemaker António Maçanita

Episode 450 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently, and features António Maçanita, who is involved with a number

Tasting Through the Sands of Time: The Miracle of Colares Wine

Sand. Counting the grains of sand on a beach. The Sandman. Marveling at the sculpted sandstone landscapes that wind and

I’ll Drink to That: Christian Seely of AXA Millésimes

Episode 351 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Christian Seely, the Managing Director of AXA Millésimes.

A Grape By Any Other Name

That fabric of our lives, the culture in which we find ourselves immersed, remains a rich symbol of the lives,

Vinography Images: Terraced Vineyards

Terraced Vineyards Of all the wine growing regions of the world, only one looks quite like this. Portugal’s Douro Valley,

Wines of Portugal Tasting: April 22, San Francisco

I’m a little late to the game on this one folks, so apologies for the last minute notification. But if