Wine fairs, useful as they are, are usually hard to get too excited about. Essência do Vinho is a stunning exception – it is actually a very exciting event! Continue reading
It had been more than 10 years since I last visited Vinho Verde and I was keen to see all the changes that had taken place. Lying north of Oporto, it has a lush green hilly landscape, and is dissected by fast flowing rivers – more dramatic in scenery the further north you go towards the Spanish border.