A grape picker at work in a winery in Poceirao, Portugal. Picture: Getty Images A grape picker at work in a winery in Poceirao, Portugal. Picture: Getty Images
A grape picker at work in a winery in Poceirao, Portugal. Picture: Getty Images

There is a lot more to Portuguese wine than port and madeira – remember Mateus?

  • Vinho verde, or ‘green wine’ refers to young wine and should be consumed within a year of its vintage
  • With age, Bairrada, mellow into an enjoyable sip that’s savoury, slightly peppery, malty and chocolatey

Topic |   Wine and Spirits
A grape picker at work in a winery in Poceirao, Portugal. Picture: Getty Images A grape picker at work in a winery in Poceirao, Portugal. Picture: Getty Images
A grape picker at work in a winery in Poceirao, Portugal. Picture: Getty Images
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