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A worker carries a basket full of grapes during harvest in the hills of the Douro river valley, near Vila Real, in northern Portugal. Pic: AP.

Wines of Portugal: Touriga Nacional the brand to hang one’s hat on?

By Thu, Dec 30, 2010 11:06AM UTC 5 Comments A worker carries a basket full of grapes during harvest in the hills of the Douro river valley, near Vila Real, in northern Portugal. Pic: AP.

Recently I was fortunate enough to attend the inaugural Wines of Portugal International Conference in Oporto as part of a contingent of fellow Masters of Wine, writers/bloggers and buyers. All invitees had been given a task, be it to give presentations on Asian perspectives on Portuguese wine, the power of social networking vis-à-vis Portuguese wine...

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