Wines of Portugal Grand Tasting

With Spring comes the new wine releases and the Grand Tasting tour of the Wines of Portugal. An opportunity to be reminded of old favourites and also discover some new wines. This can be a double edged sword as not all the wines are available to purchase in BC. For this tasting I targeted white … Read more

Ancora False Creek Spotlights Portuguese Wines During Exclusive Dinner on April 2

Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde and Ancora False Creek Chef de Cuisine Raimund Heuser will pair their signature Peruvian-Japanese ‘Nikkei’ style of cuisine with an array of Portugal’s most celebrated wines when the restaurant hosts a one-night-only wine dinner at their False Creek location on Tuesday, April 2. 

Vinho Verde – Lunch and Learn at Vij’s

  Vinho Verde is one of the most popular white wines in Portugal. These wines from north-western corner of the country are not complicated wines; they are everyday affordable wines that are crisp, light and refreshing, often with a touch of spritz, that are perfect with just about anything you are going to serve on … Read more

Wines of Portugal – a review and recommendations!

While Sam (aka the Wine Teacher) was away he missed the Wines of Portugal event. Luckily Roger Ford stepped in and here is his review.   I recently had the opportunity to attend the Wines of Portugal event.  The venue at the Pal Theatre, was a little off the beaten track (where Cardero meets Georgia).  Fittingly so, for … Read more

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