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Portugal’s Unicer Introduces Guinness Original To Angola In Partnership With Diageo

Portugal’s Unicer Introduces Guinness Original To Angola In Partnership With Diageo

Portuguese beer group União Cervejeira (Unicer) is due to start selling Guiness in Angola in partnership with transnational drinks company Diageo, which owns the brand, the groups said in a statement Monday. As part of this five-year partnership, Unicer will manufacture, export and distribute Guiness Original, a new variety of the brand, via its local partners, and is projected to reach 180,000 consumers in the first year. [...more]

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Sandeman Port Cellars

Sandeman Port Cellars

An interview with George Sandeman and a tour of the Sanderman Cellars [...more]

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What is Madeira Wine?

What is Madeira Wine?

It is made on the Portuguese-owned island of Madeira in the Atlantic Ocean, these wines are very resilient and long-living thanks to their high acidity and the way they are made. They even keep indefinitely after they have been opened. This is because the wines are exposed to heat during wine-making, so they are effectively 'baked' and thus protected from oxidation. This process is known as estufagem. [...more]

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What is Port Wine?

What is Port Wine?

Port is made in the Douro Valley in northern Portugal. It takes its name from the city of Oporto, the port from which wines are shipped around the world. Most ports are also aged in the city. [...more]

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What is Fortified Wine?

What is Fortified Wine?

Fortified wines, also known as liqueur wines, are so called because they have been fortified (strengthened) by the addition of grape spirit. This addition increases the alcoholic strength and stabilises the wine. [...more]

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Lisbon: Alimantaria

Lisbon: Alimantaria

Title: Lisbon: Alimantaria Location: Lisbon Link out: Click here Description: The most important international food and beverage show on the Iberian Peninsula in 2009, is the best platform for promoting your products to the Portuguese market and a gateway to the markets of its sphere of influence, due to a strategic location in the center […] [...more]

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