Portuguese winery aging wine at the bottom of a lake

A CNET reporter recently stumbled upon an oddity in the wine world: experiments with underwater aging. Conde d’Ervideira’s “Vinho de Agua” blend spends eight months submerged in 100 feet of water. The writer compared this blend to the same wine aged the normal way, and the results were entirely different. “Experts differ as to whether … [ Read more]

Wine Wednesday: White Port & Tonic

In advance of Sunday’s World Cup matchup, I thought Wine Wednesday should touch on something from Portugal. The obvious choice would be vinho verde. But just like Portugal’s performance against Germany, we can do better than that. Don’t get me wrong, I love vinho verde. When the humidity is suffocating, I’ll be the first person to … [ Read more]