Portugal's infinite variety, not staled by custom

Cizeron old vines Douro

Savour Julia's previous collections of Portuguese tasting notes too.

It's wines like those described below that motivate me, that remind me what my working life (and quite a bit of my social life) is all about and why I love what I do. I've borrowed the title of this article from a line in Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, which always comes to mind when tasting a line-up of Portugal's finest.

I may be spending rather too many hours at my desk at the moment revising The Oxford Companion to Wine for the fifth edition (publication 2023), alongside Jancis, and...