Wine & Food
To celebrate its 80 years of existence, Conserveira is inviting Portuguese artists to take part in a project called ‘Music with Tins’.
By Magda Wallmont
Asian countries are becoming more interested in Portuguese wines, as seen in the Vinexpo fair in Bordeaux.
“I believe it impossible to think of any other wine region anywhere in the world that has produced better wine in this year,” said British wine critic Jancis Robinson in relation to the Douro Valley.
PDV sat down with one of Portugal’s most influential chefs, Vítor Sobral, who spoke of his work philosophy, his influences and why promoting Portuguese cuisine is so important.
Havana cigars and Port wine pair well and are recommendable. It depends on the cigar and it depends on the Port.
By João Barbosa
Sommelier Luís Sottomayor said he could not remember a harvest with “such great structure and robustness.”
The 10th Portuguese Gastronomy Week takes place from 15 to 24 March. This year’s guest restaurants are O Cortiço, in Viseu, northern Portugal, and Do Dia P’ra Noite on Madeira island.
The 80 tonnes of meat and meat-based products were taken from preparation, packing and distribution centres by Portugal’s Economic and Food safety Authority (ASAE).
Nestlé admitted it was withdrawing one of its products sold in the country that has been found to contain horse DNA.
João Barbosa made a short trip to the village of Provesende in the Douro wine region to visit Morgadio da Calçada where a partnership between Manuel Villas-Boas and the oenologist-artist Dirk Niepoort has created nine wine references.