José Silva Wine Writer

José Silva

Wine Writer

Frequent participation in the organization of Wine&Food events (e.g. Commissar of “Port Wine Fest” 2012 and 2013 wine event);
Extensive experience in wine tasting and gastronomic review;
Judge in national and regional wine competitions and in Revista de Vinhos’ annual competition (“A Escolha da Imprensa”);
Writer in the Wine and Gastronomic field;
National media recognition associated with his presence in radio and television programs and hosting the wine television program, “A Hora de Baco”.

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Quinta de Santa Cristina

Text José Silva | Translation Bruno Ferreira
António Pinto is a successful businessman in the fields of electricity and electrical appliances who fell in love for the wine production in a family property in Celorico de Basto.

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Quinta do Vale Meão

Text José Silva | Translation Bruno Ferreira
Visiting Quinta do Vale Meão is always a pleasure, a delightful adventure even. It’s one of the Quintas that belonged to D. Antónia Adelaide Ferreira (one of the most known) and that has now for many years belonged to her great-great-grandson Vito Olazabal…

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A vertical tasting of Bafarela

Text José Silva | Translation Bruno Ferreira
The Brites Aguiar house is located close to one of the Douro’s wine-producing villages, Trevões, with its vineyards throughout the hillsides of Rio Torto benefiting from a fantastic terroir

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News from Blandy’s

Text José Silva | Translation Jani Dunne
The launch took place in the new hotel, Porto Bay Liberdade, in downtown Lisbon, property of the Blandy family, and whose restaurant is branded by chef Benoît Synthon.

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