Tag Archives: Portugal

Wine Review: 2007 Paulo Laureano Singularis Alentejo Red

First impressions can be deceiving. That is especially true when it comes to wine. I grimaced when I pulled the cork out of the Paulo Laureano Singularis. Immediately, rustic and stinky notes wafted out of the bottle. I feared that, despite what I had read about the renowned winemaker’s modern approach to Portuguese wine, this […]

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Invitation-Only: Episode 2

Cinderella Restaurant 85 Columbia Street Fall River, MA 02721 (508) 675-0002 Closed Tuesdays Luis Bettencourt Proprietor Portuguese Cuisine Sometimes you can’t get enough of a good thing.  So, I followed up the great Touriga Nacional seminar at the Boston Wine Expo by taking my brother, Robert, to my favorite Portuguese restaurant in Fall River, MA.  I […]

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Touriga! Touriga! Touriga!

My Portuguese odyssey, which began as a child in Fall River, MA and rediscovered in the Algarve last June, continued at the 2010 Boston Wine Expo.  After a full day of posing as a French wine snob, I attempted to reopen my mind by attending the “Rise of Touriga Nacional” seminar hosted by MW Sandy […]

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Wine Review: 2007 Churchill’s Estates Douro Red

Image via Wikipedia Like many wine fans, I receive emails from many wine store. One of my favorite and most trusted stores in the Boston area is Gordon’s Fine Wine.  In David Raines’ absence, other staff have stepped up to promote their wine of the moment.  Some of the more enthusiastic missives come from Michael […]

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Portugal Food & Wine

My last post from the Algarve.  Just a quick Food & Wine video.

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