2016 Adegga Christmas Wine Market – Premium Room report

The 20th  Adegga Wine Market was held at the Marriott Lisbon on 1st December 2016. This report first appeared on the Adegga website:  The Adegga Christmas 2016 Wine Market The Premium Room Intro This December 2016 edition was the 20t h Adegga Wine Market. Over the years the Premium Room has given those prepared to …

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Vins mutés (ou pas) (2): a portable drink

  The small, rather rundown town of Pinhão in the Upper Douro The Upper Douro – undoubtedly one of the world's most spectacular wine regions   It was back in August 1980 that CRM and I first passed through the Douro. We were heading back to the UK after a long summer holiday trip through …

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Some great Ports and the rise of Dourism…..

The small town of Pinhao The Douro busy with river craft on a Sunday Looking down on the patchwork of vineyards in the Upper Douro  Soon after The Vintage House Hotel opened in Pinhao in 1998 I researched an article for Decanter on staying in the Douro. At this time there were not many places …

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2014 Christmas Adegga Wine Market, Lisbon

The Adegga Wine Market in full swing (above and below) We are spending a week in Lisbon. Apart from coming to enjoy some December sunshine, we came for the Christmas Adegga Wine Market. This is a very well run consumer fair bringing some 40 Portuguese wineries to keen wine lovers who can taste their wines …

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