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This article, submitted by Porto-based blogger Francisco Brito, participated in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

 

A memorable Port tasting was led by Luiz Antunes of Wine Magazine (http://www.revistadevinhos.pt), with the presence of João Nicolau de Almeida, David Guimaraens, Jorge Rosas and Matthew Nicolau de Almeida.

At Totally Spain we admire the work of the Great Wine Capitals Network (GWC) and have entered its Guest Bloggers Program competition for the past two years. Last year was the first year and we were very proud to have our entry included but alas no joy. This year, we entered again. And we WON!

This post by Beth Delthony is a participant in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

All photos Copyright Beth Delthony

This article, written by Bordeaux-based tour guide and journalist Maxine Colas, is a participant in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Program sposored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

All photos copyright Maxine Colas

This post, written by Beth Delthony, is a participant in the 2014 Guest Bloggers Program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

All photo credits:  Beth Delthony

This post, submitted by Ken Baldwin of Totally Spain, is a participant in the 2014 Guest Bloggers Program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

Rather like its wine, the region of La Rioja in Northern Spain is an elegant and very traditional region – nothing too brash or overly showy here.

All Shapes and Sizes

This post, submitted by Mendoza-based Amanda Barnes, is a participant in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

 

Ever since moving to the sunny and pleasant land of Mendoza, my favorite pastime has been eating in wineries. Yes, the mountains are awe-inspiring, the sunny days permeate your skin to warm your soul and the people all flatter you till your knees melt; but for me, it’s all about lunch…

This post, written by Amanda Barnes, is a participant in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Program sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

When imagining “cool climate” wines, what springs to my mind first is the image of soggy, wet vines and miserable days of drizzle that leave your head firmly in the clouds — and not in a good way. Spending the first 25 years of my life in England probably didn’t help that image.

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