Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book 2019

The 2019 edition of the Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is coming out on the 6th of September. This is my second time contributing to the Pocket Wine Book after last year's inaugural edition. I’m very proud to have the opportunity to put it out there for the world to discover the addictive diversity of … Continue reading Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book 2019

Olly Smith’s 50 Great Portuguese Wines 2013

Olly Smith's list of 50 Great Portuguese Wines 2013 has been released and is full of great value wines from Portugal. The 50 Great Portuguese Wines is a Wines of Portugal initiative that happens every year in the UK and the US. For this year's UK event, Olly Smith, a well known TV and wine personality, … Continue reading Olly Smith’s 50 Great Portuguese Wines 2013

The Best Portuguese Wines of 2012 by Revista dos Vinhos

In an event that is known as the Oscars of Wine in Portugal, Revista dos Vinhos (one of Portugal's most read wine magazines) has announced their 2012 List of Best Portuguese Wines. This is a solid list of great Portuguese wines including some out-of-this-world bottles (like the Barca Velha 2004). The 30 wines on the list … Continue reading The Best Portuguese Wines of 2012 by Revista dos Vinhos

Top 10 Portuguese Wines by Essência do Vinho

Photo by Ilkka Sirén The 10th edition of Essência do Vinho, Portugal's biggest wine event (though not the best :)), is happening this weekend in the beautiful city of Porto. This year's program is filled with exciting tastings and special events. In what has become one of the most awaited wine ceremonies in Portugal, Essência do Vinho has … Continue reading Top 10 Portuguese Wines by Essência do Vinho