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France, Germany, Australia, and Portugal shared the honours last night as the overall Champion Wines were announced at the 31st annual International Wine Challenge awards ceremony in London.
Christian Seely’s contention that the Quinta do Noval vineyards are producing outstanding dry red table wines was vindicated at a mid-summer vertical tasting in London. The flamboyant, bow-tie- wearing managing director of the leading port house has always believed that unfortified wines from the Douro had the potential to express Noval’s terroir. A look at the estate’s three dry reds - Quinta do Noval Douro DOC, Cedro do Noval and Quinta do Noval Touriga Nacional - between the period ...
Stephen Rosser, of the Association of Wine Educators, tips his hat to the growing number of quality wines being made across Portugal’s Douro Valley that are slowly making the region if not as famous for its Ports at least respected for its winemaking skillls working with vines that date back over a 100 years.
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UK consumers are just discovering that Spain’s wine regions offer as much diversity, quality and value as its tapas. Andrew Catchpole reports