Last week, the official residence of the Ambassador of Portugal in Prague hosted two wine tastings to promote Portuguese wines.
Organized by the Embassy of Portugal and ViniPortugal, these gatherings joined at the table importers and sellers of wine in the Czech Republic and the editor-in-chief of the specialty magazine Wine & Degustation, mr. Michal Šetka.
While the wines were served, ViniPortugal displayed a presentation containing informations about the wine production in Portugal, the composition of the wines served – varieties, tasting notes -, the different regions and their characteristics and the producers.
The invitees tasted wines from 8 different regions and producers:
- Vinhos Verdes – Aveleda;
- Douro – Real Companhia Velha;
- Porto – Quinta do Portal;
- Bairrada – Casa Messias;
- Lisboa – Casa Santos Lima;
- Dão – Global Wines;
- Tejo (Tagus) – Adega Cooperativa Almeirim;
- Alentejo – Casa Agrícola Alexandre Relvas.
The wine tasting was accompained by a meal prepared by the chef Vladimir Batěk.
It was divided in 12 courses, each one conceived according to the wine that was being served.
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