João Guedes

Wine Consultant at Wine Tourism In Portugal

João Guedes began his relationship with wines very early when assisting in the first harvest in his family's property. His professional activity passed through major national names and some foreign producers as Wine Educator, Researcher, Oenology Technician and Producer. He graduated in oenology by the School of Biotechnology of the Catholic University passing with distinction in the Wine & Spirit Education Trust course.

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2015 Harvest Report in Portugal - Good wines?

Posted by João Guedes on 28-Dec-2015 11:00:00

Do you remember the fabulous and unforgettable year 2011, right?

Proudly we had six Portuguese wines, including three in the top 10 in the first four places, by the prestigious North American magazine Wine Spectator on the “Top 100 Wines of 2014", five of which were from 2011 vintage.

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Topics: Wine & Food Awards Wine harvest

One Thousand and One Nights with Codfish and Portuguese Wines

Posted by João Guedes on 11-Sep-2015 21:00:00

Since always, wine has taken a special place at the Portuguese eating table, as well as the noble codfish, that is part of the richness of the Portuguese cuisine, being one of the most consensual dishes from the major personalities.

With one thousand and one ways to prepare codfish, can there be one thousand and one wines to pair with it?

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When Should We Use Bigger Wine Bottles?

Posted by João Guedes on 27-Aug-2015 11:00:00

The case is not new: you are planning a great dinner with friends and you question yourself about the amount of bottles... Does the word Magnum sounds familiar to you?

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How To Chill Wine in a Few Minutes

Posted by João Guedes on 05-Aug-2015 16:30:00

Have you ever experienced one of these situations?

That White Wine, Rosé or Sparkling that should always be chilled for every occasion, turns out to be stored in your pantry or cellar, not fresh at all, at environment temperature. As a guest you go to a friend's dinner party, you bring the wine without being chill. You have guests at home, but with the enthusiasm of the party, you run out of cool wine. You come home at the end of the day and all you desire is that cool refreshing glass of wine after a stressful day at work.

Wine tips, how to cool wine

The solution is simple. If you want to learn how to cool wine in some record time, here is what you will need.

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Congratulations Portugal - New Year, New Opportunities for the Wine Industry

Posted by João Guedes on 31-Mar-2015 16:17:00

Based on quality, value, availability and emotion, more than 5000 remarkable wines were classified above 90 points by the prestigious North American magazine Wine Spectator, from which 100 were considered the best wines in the world in 2014.

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