Portuguese wines at full speed

by  |  25-04-2014

Carlos Álvarez is a sommelier in Barcelona that we kept bumping in to over various tastings until one day we said, “Didn’t we see you at the last 20 events we were all at?” From that point forward we’ve been doing a lot of things together including his taking part in the tasting panels for the Montsant book (which you can order now) and in turn he’s been our Jerez connection, finding us wondrous bottled treasures from the lands down south. He recently went on a trip to the Portuguese wine regions and was nice enough to write up an account at his blog. Below is an excerpt: Is it possible to visit five wineries in just two days while driving about 2.000 km? Is it possible to learn something meanwhile? And more important, Is it possible to enjoy such a trip? I would have said that it was impossible, […]
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