Portuguese reds – early 2024 collection


More than a hundred reds as a follow-up to last month's whites. Above, Quinta da Chocapalha in the Alenquer subregion of Lisboa.

It’s hard to keep up with Portugal. There are so many producers, both well-established and brand new, making their mark on the global stage with wines that celebrate Portuguese grape varieties and Portugal’s geographical, geological, topographical and climatic range, from big, rich traditional styles to light-touch elegance and playfulness, as well as just about everything in between. The wines below are just one more episode in the unfolding story that I feel compelled to tell and re-tell...