Wines of Portugal

Portuguese wines, iconic products of the country, are also its main ambassadors. Red, rosé, white and liqueur. Some are unmistakably associated with the image of the country. Port wine, Vinho Verde, Moscatel, Madeira wine, Dão ...

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Wines from Portugal

When talking about wines from Portugal, the first name that deservedly comes to mind is Port Wine. But the list of wines produced in the country is quite long. Fortunately. Since there are several preferences.

Port wine

This famous liqueur wine is produced exclusively in the Demarcated Region of Douro, in the north of the country, following natural and manufacturing conditions that are peculiar to it. Portugal's most famous and best-known wine, Port wine surprises by the diversity of flavors, aromas, colors and sweetness. As for aging, Port Wine can be Ruby Style (Ruby, Reserva, Late Bottled Vintage (LBV) and Vintage) or Tawny Style (Tawny, Tawny Reserve, Tawny + age, up to 40 years old). See continuation.

Green wine

Another famous wine, true icon of the country, Vinho Verde, is produced in the Minho lands, northwest of Portugal, between the Minho and Douro Rivers. Traditionally, here, many vines grow up in the trees, on the edges of fields. The most commonly used grape varieties are local, such as Alvarinho and Arinto (whites) and Vinhão and Espadeiro (red wines). See continuation

Madeira wine

Wine of great prestige throughout the world, the liqueous Madeira Wine (or simply Madeira Wine) has crossed seas already since the time of the Discoveries. Besides a lot of history, the prestige of the Madeira lasts until the present day. See continuation

Alentejo wine

The Alentejo Wines, whose vineyards extend over an area of 20,800 ha, on a vast plain in the greater Region of Portugal, cover the districts of Beja, Évora and Portalegre. Considered the country's granary, the Alentejo is progressively increasing its vineyards to the detriment of the once ubiquitous cereal culture.

Bairrada, Bucelas, Carcavelos, Palmela

But Portugal has many more wines to discover! There are 30 wines classified with PDO - (Denomination of Origin Protected). That is, a beautiful palette of flavors and bouquets. See more: Wines of Portugal.