Portugal, Port: The New Releases and Vintages, Plus Some Reassessments

There are jewels scattered throughout this report. And there is a sprinkling from many categories, not just Vintage Ports, including some fine LBVs....

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Portugal: Vallado, Portal and More

This report of mostly current releases is centered around Vallado, Portal and Maroteira, along with some beginnings of Vinho Verde....

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Portugal: The Year Ends with Rock Stars

There are some great performances in this report and plenty of winery headliners. The year 2021 is going out with a bang, not a whimper....

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Reviewers' Favorites 2021: Mark Squires

Mark Squires covers mostly wines in the emerging regions, so his “favorites” selections may be new to you—new grapes, new values, new wines to love. As we near the festive...

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Portugal: New Releases from Portal (Including Great Port), Fojo, Cortes de Cima & More

This is a nice group of (mostly) new releases from Portugal, with Lua Cheia being the largest group in this report....

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Portugal: Top Table Wines and New Ports

For the last Portugal report of 2020, it’s an eclectic mix filled with familiar names and icons, including some late-arriving (and famous) Portos....

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Portugal: Vallado, Azores Wine Co., Quinta Nova & More

This report has the biggest contributions coming from Vallado, Quinta Nova, Pato/Wouters, the Azores Wine Company (Maçanita) and Domingos Alves de Sousa....

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Portugal: The Tenth Anniversary of Quinta Nova’s Mirabilis

This report presents a 10-year retrospective on Mirabilis, with vintages selected by Luisa Amorim for her family-owned winery....

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Portugal: Trophies from Fitapreta, Falua, Pacheca, Kopke and More

This is just a small collection of offerings published now in the interest of timeliness, but there are some intriguing wines and well-known producers....

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My 2020 Wine Discoveries: Mark Squires

These are all very fine wines, but the group for this list must include the concept of discovery—not just “best of.”...

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