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Portugals Wines and Winemakers Richard Mayson

Portugals Wines and Winemakers

Richard Mayson

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ISBN : 9780712639729
Hardcover
224 pages
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A comprehensive guide to all of the wines and regions of Portugal with emphasis on the new premium table wine producers. Exciting new information on the little known Portuguese grape varieties, with good insights into the people, the traditions andMoreA comprehensive guide to all of the wines and regions of Portugal with emphasis on the new premium table wine producers. Exciting new information on the little known Portuguese grape varieties, with good insights into the people, the traditions and trade practices. Chapters are devoted to Portugals other fortified wines -- the great wines of Madeira and the long-aged sweet Moscatel de Sotubal. For Port he looks in detail at the styles being made, their place in the market and comments on vintages back to 1927. The large commercial operations producing roses and sparkling wines are also evaluated. Color photographs of the grape varieties, vineyards and winemakers.