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Guides to the wines of Spain and Portugal

Read, Jan.

Guides to the wines of Spain and Portugal

by Read, Jan.

  • 40 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Pitman in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain.,
  • Portugal.
    • Subjects:
    • Wine and wine making -- Spain.,
    • Wine and wine making -- Portugal.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJan Read.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTP559.S8 R39 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination126 p. :
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4481921M
      ISBN 100273010247
      LC Control Number79310384

      Lisbon might be the country’s capital, but Portugal’s second city, Porto, is very definitely not second best. Dramatically situated at the mouth of the Rio Douro, it’s a massively atmospheric place that’s well worth a couple of days of your time – more if you plan to make a serious assault on the famous port wine lodges of Vila Nova de Gaia, located just across the river. Spanish wines (Spanish: vinos españoles) are wines produced in d on the Iberian Peninsula, Spain has over million hectares ( million acres) planted, making it the most widely planted wine-producing nation but it is the third largest producer of wine in the world, the largest being Italy and France, followed by the United States.

      Wine Travel in Spain & Portugal Private trips exploring the wines of Spain and Portugal. We believe that Spain and Portugal produce some of the best wines, and have some of the purest and most exciting food, you will find almost anywhere. And we know that the wines in both countries are relatively unknown and certainly underrated. Book Now. Lonely Planet Experience. to Sintra and Cascais Small-Group Tour with Pena Park. Starting at $ Book Now. Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours. Douro Valley Wine Tasting Tour, Lunch, River Cruise Option. Starting at $ Book Now. Food, Wine & Nightlife Iconic Portugal & Spain. Starting at $3, Book Now. Slide 1 of 8. Classic.

      Day 3 and 4. Ribera del Duero Region: Stay the night in a winery and tour the local vineyards. Two days of tasting and touring some of the best wines of Spain with your own expert guide. Visit the Bodega el Romellon an unforgettable subterranean bodega where you will taste wines from the region and sample some of the regions premium charcuterie.   André Ribeirinho is a Portuguese food and wine entrepreneur who founded online wine platform This originally featured in the top 10 holidays for wine lovers in the February issue of Decanter, on sale now. Subscribe to Decanter here. More Portugal travel guides.


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