Draft beer Geneviève de Brabant Spéciale

Draft Beer from Belgium

This draft beer soft yellow color is an indicator of the presence of hops in modest quantity.

Its fine ingredients, including malt, give it a very rich flavour, and it surprises the palate with a slightly bitter taste. Continue reading “Draft beer Geneviève de Brabant Spéciale”

Portuguese grapes varieties for red wine

Main Portuguese grapes varieties used for red wine.

In Portugal there are several types of grapes varieties used for red wine. Some create fantastic mono-varietal wines or wonderful blended wines.

There are over 4,000 varieties of grapes identified and catalogued globally. Portugal ranks as the country with the second largest number of indigenous grape varieties, not found in other parts of the world Continue reading “Portuguese grapes varieties for red wine”

Red Wine Cabernet Sauvignon, Ameias 2013

Premium quality red wine Cabernet Sauvignon

Peninsula de Setubal red wine Cabernet Sauvignon, with intense dark ruby colors, aromas of green peppers and some mineral. A soft, round and balanced wine.

One premium red wine from the noble grape variety Cabernet Sauvignon. Continue reading “Red Wine Cabernet Sauvignon, Ameias 2013”

The Grapes of Vinho Verde Alvarinho and Loureiro

Premium Vinho Verde grapes Alvarinho and Loureiro

Vinho Verde is home to an astounding 45 indigenous varieties of grapes. Of those there are 9 recommended red and white varieties for winemakers. The red grapes are: Espadeiro, Padeiro and Vinhao. The white grapes are: Alvarinho, Arinto, Avesso, Azal, Loureiro and Trajadura. Continue reading “The Grapes of Vinho Verde Alvarinho and Loureiro”

Draught beer Pils

Geneviève de Brabant draught beer pils

In the draught beer pils de Brabant you will encounter the sunshine – the infrequent sunshine – of Belgium which so warms the heart.

A mere sip is enough to transport you to its northern regions. But drink your fill, for the story has it that one Pope’s wits were so befuddled by beer that he had Gambrinus canonized as St Arnold! Continue reading “Draught beer Pils”