How to put Portugal on the wine map?
4 Apr 2011 by Jancis Robinson
This is the text of a speech I was asked to give to wine producers, promoters and commentators at the Encontro e Prova Internacional de Vinho in north-eastern Portugal last month. This video shows the historic village where we speakers were lodged. The picture here shows the rather less beautiful sports hall where the conference took place. Thank you very much for inviting me here. It is always a pleasure to visit Portugal, but unfortunately for you, people with Portugal and Portuguese products to sell, I always feel rather adventurous. Portugal does still feel as though it is off the beaten track. It's an exotic choice as...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10649 articles (two new most days) and 99325 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson