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Quinta do Vesuvio 2014 and Pedro Lemos

Launching a new harvest is always motive to party and celebrate, time for tastings and presentations, hustle and anxiety. But also time to enjoy, even more when it’s about a great wine, of inescapable name and of course, of a producer like Symington. Symington is one of those companies in which no detail is left […]

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Chryseia 2014 and the creativity of Hans Neuner

On the past July the 6th, at Ocean (** Michelin), the restaurant of Vila Vita Park Hotel, Prats & Symington – a joint venture between the Symington family and the famous producer of Bordeaux, Bruno Prats – presented, for the 13th time, its classic Chryseia, one of the most prestigious names of Douro, born in 2000 […]

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20 Years of Cafeína: Pedro Bastos and Esporão

 Vasco Mourão and his Cafeína don’t need introductions, it has been one of the great restaurants of success in Porto for 20 years now, being consensual among the usual guests, tourists and celebrities, or the most demanding oenophiles and gastronomes. And are precisely those 20 years that Cafeína proposes to celebrate in a unique way: […]

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Quinta do Bomfim

Quinta do Bomfim is one of the most emblematic Quintas from the “Cima Corgo” region, located in the heart of Pinhão, right next to the wonderful Douro River. The Quinta has played the lead role in the most emblematic Dow’s wines since 1896, when it was bought by the company, nowadays is in hands of the Symington […]

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Wine on Tour #2 – Quinta do Vesúvio

 Quinta do Vesuvio 2009 at Tugra, restaurant of the Ciragan Palace Kempinski Hotel After the #1 Wine on Tour in Paris, with the Graham’s 20 years Port, we went to Istanbul, this time with the wine from the famous Quinta do Vesúvio, nowadays in care of the Symington Family. The concept is simple, we challenge the sommeliers and […]

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Oporto – PROVA Wine Food & Pleasure

Porto is living beautiful days in terms of renovation and opening of new spaces. A lot of them won’t have the quality to survive after their opening Boom, for sure, for one reason or another, but almost always because of the basis (a copy of another business – for example “tappas” that are snacks and […]

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Adegga Porto WineMarket 2014

On the April 5th, the city of Porto opened its doors to the Adegga group for the 1st edition of Porto WineMarket, having André Ribeirinho as cicerone, whom is by these days the main ambassador of Port Wine over borders, and the Porto Palácio Hotel has stage. Speaking of the space it’s impossible not to […]

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