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Wine Spectator: Prime Portugal Wine Estate Quinta do Ventozelo Sold to Gran Cruz

Gran Cruz, a firm known for volume Port brands but shifting toward premium wines, has purchased Quinta do Ventozelo, a Douro property with more than 500 acres of vines.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 1, 2015

Portuguese Wines Rise In U.S. As Domestic Market Struggles

With Portugal’s domestic wine market challenged by the country’s ongoing economic crisis, Portuguese winemakers have been casting their sights abroad—and finding solid growth in export markets like the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 23, 2013

News Briefs for February 7, 2013

•Portuguese wines (excluding Port) were up 15% by value in the U.S. market for the first 10 months of 2012, to $29.55 million, according to trade group ViniPortugal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 7, 2013

Wine Spectator: Hostile Takeover of Portugal’s Sogrape Is Defeated

A legal fight over who controls Portugal’s largest wine company has come to an end, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 20, 2012

Portugal’s Esporão Wines Expanding Briskly In U.S. Market

In a small but growing Portuguese wine category, Esporão Wines saw its U.S. sales rise 11% to 50,000 cases in 2011, and the group says growth has accelerated markedly this year, with sales up 64% in the first quarter. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 21, 2012

Sogrape Expands to Spain, Buying Bodegas LAN

Portugal’s largest wine company is expanding to Spain, reports Wine Spectator. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 6, 2012

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