Archive for the 'Brazilian Wine' Category

Jul 25 2009

Thoughts on Brazilian wine

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After Argentina and Chile Brazil is the third biggest grape growing and wine producing county in South America but only 10% of it is vitis vinifera. There is (or to be correct: there would be) a huge potential domestic market with such a population. Reality is quite something different, however.

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Jul 25 2009

Innovation, from nil to hundred in no time, the Miolo Winery

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I was suppose to do an internship in the Miolo Winery. But somehow it did not quite worked out the way we all wanted, anyway as I was already in Porto Alegre, Tibor Lakatos former wine maker in Brazil persuaded me to pay Miolo a visit. It would help to extend my knowledge on Brazilian wine, particularly when it comes to quality wine and it certainly did…

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Jul 23 2009

Aurora the major co-op in Brazil

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It was in one of the bars in Goethe Street in Porto Alegre (or Göcs as the Brazilian taxi driver said it) that I came across with the Aurora wines, pretty decent Cabernet Sauvignon as I said to myself I made a mental note why not see it for myself if I go to Bento Goncalves.

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