Portuguese whites – a river of delight

Wine & Soul Quinta da Manoella

Julia's prep work for a trio of masterclasses on Portuguese wines has resulted in a bevy of terrific white-wine recommendations. This photo of Quinta da Manoella in the Douro is courtesy of Wine & Soul.

Portuguese wines flow regularly through my home. All are tasted and reviewed, some are sipped without a spittoon to hand, then the notes are gathered into collections such as this one. The rate of flow increased recently as I had to choose whites and reds for two masterclasses featuring wines from Alentejo producers who have gained the Wines of Alentejo Sustainability Programme certification (abbreviated to...