I often tell customers not to relive their holidays through wine, Often the wine does not taste as well when you get them back home, that is why I make buying decisions here in Nottingham, rather than in picturesque (usually much warmer!) vineyards. All I can say with this one is: "do as I say, not as I do"Read More
The Casal Branco Estate is a new edition to our portfolio and come from re Ribatejo region in southern Portugal and it was great to drink this in the Algarve. Located alongside the banks of the river Tagus, this estate has remained in the same family for over 200 years and some parts of the winery date back to the 18th Century.
What really appeals to be about this estate (and Portugal as a wine producing nation as a whole) is how they look to work with the local and native grape varieties which have been grown for generations, rather than moving to the more commercial grapes like some countries have done.