Julia's 50 great Portuguese revealed


At last, after nine months of tasting, tasting and more tasting, I am proud to present my top 50 Portuguese wines. They were revealed at a tasting in London last Friday and will be shown again in Edinburgh and Manchester this week. The evening tastings, open to the public, are sold out, I'm afraid.

This selection is above all else a very personal one. These are my top 50 Portuguese wines from around 1,200 different wines I tasted between October 2011 and April 2012, mostly in Portugal but also in London. Some wines I tasted twice, occasionally three times. My...