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2012: International Wine Challenge – Personality of the Year Award

Thursday, 12 November 2009

Colares: Ken Payton – Reign of Terroir

Robert McIntosh and Ken Payton (right)

Fine article (part one) by Ken Payton on his Reign of Terroir site on the threatened historic vineyards of Colares. The small town of Colares lies between Sintra and the beaches of the the Atlantic coast, so land is attractive real estate and sells for high prices.


The report on the visit and vertical of the wine of Quinta do Vallado is now complete here.
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