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The wine world loves to complicate things. Why? I haven’t discovered why, yet.

I will try to help. Before you check this, make sure you have a glass of wine with you… The wine Gods are judging, and so am I.

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  • This  page  will  be  dedicated  to  grapes  and  most  common  wines  of  the  world.  No  more  excuse  about  not  knowing  how  much  tannins  your  reds  have  or  if  your  white  is  completely  the  opposite  of  what  you  thought  it  would  be.  Feel  free  to  reach  out  to  me  if  any  grape  isn’t  here  on  the  […]
  • This  page  will  be  dedicated  to  give  you  a  definition  of  what  some  of  the  words  we  use  actually  mean. Look  at  the  wine  folks  as  the  last  people  in  the  world  that  speak  Latin. We  have  our  own  terms  that  mean  something  very  specific  or  different  than  what  you  think  it  is. This  list  […]
  • This post has nothing to do with wine, but I obviously get asked a million times where I recommend to eat and drink in Porto so here’s a list of my favourite spots. Favourite Classic spots of the city:– Casa Guedes, for a pork sandwich with mountains cheese (although, Mr.Guedes sold it last year. But still […]
  • Wine and food... Food and wine. What a dilemma. We all have a different sensitivity to flavours. Some people like intense reactions while others find them unpleasant. Wine and food pairing should, therefore, take into account the preferences of the individual person. Taste buds are adapatable. Tasting food will affect the taste of the wine […]
  • Hi! I am Rafa, owner of de Lima's Wine Experiences and a WSET level 4 student. I am here to help with your perception of Port Wine! Allow me to paint you an image: here we are, at de Lima's Wine Bar doing our Tastings or somewhere in the Douro or Vinho Verde Wine Region […]
  • After this week's wine event we had, which by the way thank you to everyone that made it really amazing, there was the need to make a shortlist of great value portuguese wines. Portuguese wines should be on your list for great value. Unbelivable what you get for under 20 bucks. That doesn't mean every […]
  • One of the most misunderstood wine region by consumers. You would be amazed by the number of people I get here in Porto...

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