Wine from Alentejo, Portugal

Tasting with Terras d’Alter in Alentejo

  “I remember you!” says Nuno Franco, General Manager of Terra d’Alter in the chilly air outside the Alentejo Wine Route office. It’s a chilly night in Alentejo, and even… More »

Tasting with Antonio Macanita of Fita Preta

“Sexy Red!” I exclaim, almost laughing, as Antonio Macanita, winemaker and partner (and fabulous marketer!) at Fita Preta wines shows off a sparkler dressed neck to base in bright pink… More »

A Visit with Ricardo Carvalho at Herade Grande

  “Welcome,” says resident enologist Ricardo Carvalho with his wide, warm smile. We are inside the very home-like tasting room of Herdade Grande, a small winery in Alentejo. Lining the… More »

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