The Wines of António Mendes Lopes


When someone talks about the wines from Portugal, most of us naturally assume that we are talking about Port, the fortified wine from the Douro Valley region. Well, there are more to the wines of Portugal than merely Port. In fact, there are a whole host of non-fortified wines, made from some 39 varieties of grapes.

Join us as we talk with António Mendes Lopes, Owner and Chief Winemaker at Vidigal Wines. There might be more to Portugal then you think.

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2 Responses to “The Wines of António Mendes Lopes”

  1. 1 best wine, wine cooler Aug 28th, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    Hey There Graperadio,
    In addition to your post I was wondering, Let’s start with a few statistics. Italy constantly fights with France for the title of the world’s biggest wine producer. Italy ranks number 3 in per capita wine consumption. As in many other European countries, Italians are drinking less wine, but better wine. Italy exports about 10% of its wine production to the United States. It is home to almost one million registered vineyards, and more than one thousand grape varieties, the majority of which are found nowhere else on earth.
    Good Job!

  1. 1 Anonymous pingback on Mar 29th, 2012 at 5:28 am

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