Kingston Family Vineyards was profiled as one of Chile's two "Don't-Miss Wineries" by culinary writer Bill Addison in 

The American film director, winner of three Oscars by the Academy, is the guest of honour of the 5th edition of the Douro Film Harvest, the International Film Festival taking place of the amazing landscape of the Douro Valley Wine Region, World Heritage by UNESCO.

The wellknown director will be visiting Porto on the 26 September, and from here to the Douro Valley Wine Region.

This year the festival features a wider and varied format with Spain as the guest country.

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On 19 September, 3 of Porto Best Of Wine Tourism Awardees will be present at the 1st edition of the Douro Wine Fest, from 18 to 21 September, in Peso da Régua.

The Douro Wine Fest proposes an intense programme dedicated to Wine&Gastronomy, with more than 50 activities throughout the 4 days of the festival, such as commented tastings, showcooking, wine masterclasses and Chiefs’ duels, always with Douro Wines as an ingredient or as a perfect pairing.

On 19 September, three of the winners of the Best Of Wine Tourism, will be presenting their wines at the Douro Wine Fest:

On 18 September 1908 was signed the Law Chart demarcating the Vinhos Verdes Region. It completes 106 years in 2014 – a long history with a very promising future.

To celebrate the date there will be a dinner taking place on 19:00, as well as a ceremony of delivery of the awards for the Vinhos Verdes & Gastronomy 2014 Competition.


Three of our Casablanca Valley's winemakers, have been featured in the group of the winemakers to watch in Chile, by the renowned writer Amanda Barnes. In the article Amanda talks about: Pablo Morandé Desborde of Bodegas RE, Julio Bastias of Matetic Vineyards and Andrea León of Lapostolle.


Pablo Morandé Desbordes- Bodegas RE


The “Rali Vinho do Porto” for classic cars will be departing from Porto – in front of the building of Alfândega do Porto, around 15:00 on 19 September, towards the Douro Wine Region.

The Vinhos Verdes region, celebrating its 106th anniversary on 18 September, expects a very favorable harvest in 2014.

To the oenologist António Cerdeira, “the climate conditions in August and September are, at this stage, determining factors to the distinctive profile of the Vinhos Verdes in 2014. We expect the harvest to start on mid-September, revealing a good balance between the aroma intensity, acidity and alcohol, being desirable that the final maturation period is slow and progressive, in order to get elegant wines.”

The first edition of the Port Wine Day will happen on 10 September, promoted by the Instituto dos Vinhos do Douro e do Porto, thus celebrating the day on which the world’s oldest demarcated and regulated wine region – Alto Douro Vinhateiro - was created, back in 1756.

The invitation is done by , referring to Portugal as one of the most innovative wine countries in Europe, presently producing its best wines ever.

Invited by the Ministry of Tourism of Argentina and the Government of Mendoza, through the Ministries of Tourism and Culture, Mikhail Baryshnikov –Misha, as he prefers to be called- visited the malbec´s worldwide capital to taste several wines and enjoy Argentinean flavors. He confessed to be a great soccer fan and a wine connoisseur.