Este Vinho Verde, Portugal

I’ve just tried the new 2016 vintage Este Vinho Verde from Ponta da Barca and OMG, how lovely does this taste in the sunshine, legs propped up on a chair and sunhat on. It’s got that super sparkle that makes it feel rather decadent for a thursday lunchtime but hey, at under £8 what’s not…

Alfrocheiro – ‘The Pinot of Portugal’

Alfrocheiro, Terra d’Alter 100% Alfrocheiro, Boavista Vineyard Afrocheiro is a unique variety with quite small bunches and berries reminiscent of Pinot Noir and Trousseau (Bastardo), to which we think it is genetically related, so we like to think of it as the « Pinot » of Portugal. Low yielding vineyard, handpicked fruit. Crushing followed by…

Churchill Vintage Port 2014

  Churchill Vintage Port 2014 Founded in 1981 by Johnny Graham, Churchill Graham was the first independent port shipper to arrive on the scene in more than fifty years. The overall style of Churchill’s wines are rich, concentrated and with plenty of backbone and flesh. Terroir and grape quality are paramount in Johnny’s philosophy and, since…