www.thewinedetective.co.uk - Sarah Ahmed,  winner of the 2009 journalism award for Portuguese wines. 

www.simonwoods.com - thinking outside the box, about wine.  Go there now!

www.catavino.net- great news and reviews on Portuguese and Spanish wines

www.stuartgeorge.net - top ten wine blog

www.viniportugal.co.uk  -  where to buy Portuguese wines in the UK - coming soon

www.wineanorak.com - great articles, daily blogs, and thoughtful analyis about all things vinous


Check out some of our independent distributors & stockists

Germany (Hamburg) -

www.die-weingalersiten.de   - check out Torge Theis's shop in Hamburg

www.laithwaites.co.uk - winners of last year's Portuguese wine award, and a great supporter of Portugal.  We are proud to be arranging the supply of their excellent range of Quinta do Casal Branco wines

www.jascots.co.uk - well established wholesalers based in North London with a dynamic young team

www.halifaxwinecompany.co.uk - voted Portuguese wine merchant of the year on numerous occasions

www.wineincornwall.co.uk - Nigel Logan and his team, doing sterling work deep in the West Country

www.winefantastic.co.uk - wholesalers based in North essex, run by the two Johns

www.peterosbornewine.co.uk - Martin Chapman runs this fine shop and wholesale business in rural Oxfordshire

www.adnams.co.uk - check out the Cellar and Kitchen store on the Adnams website

www.tanners-wines.co.uk - including an en primeur offer of fine Douro table wines.

www.thewinecompany.co.uk - based in Colchester with a range of great wines

www.flagshipwines.co.uk - Julia Jenkins runs this excellent wine shop and wholesale business in St Albans

www.duncanmurraywines.co.uk - Market Harborough hosts this excellent wine shop.  Winner of Portugal Specialist of the Year award this year

www.herculeswines.co.uk - slake your thirst in the Garden of England.  Branches in Faversham, Sandwich and Herne Bay

www.portovino.co.uk - Paul Raven runs this Portuguese specialist company, selling to private clients in the Newcastle, Gateshead and Sunderland area.

www.therealwineco.co.uk - run by Mark Hughes and widely acclaimed as one of the country's top 10 independent merchants, The Real Wine Company does internet sales only

www.macbraynewines.co.uk - the irrepressible Alastair MacBrayne, located in Kenilworth, serving the good folk of Shakespeare country

www.classicdrinks.ie - are our on trade distributors and partners in Ireland

www.boroughwines.com - with shops in Borough Market, Stoke Newington, Deal (Kent), Hackney, and a bistro in Dalston (L'Entrepot).  Buy your wine in re-fillable bottles and top up from the barrel!

www.innatwhitewell.com/vintners/ - is the location of Bowland Forest Vintners, run by Aussie Miles Corish, serving north Lancashire and the Lakes

www.batwine.co.uk - Bat & Bottle sells just that.  Cricket bats and wine. (Can there be a better job?).  Set in the beautiful town of Oakham, Rutland

www.thewinecentre.co.uk - The Wine Centre is run by husband & wife team Anthony & Janet Borges, in Great Horkesley, Essex

www.thewinemaestro.co.uk - Brett Jones is the wine maestro, makes regular selections for his club members, and regularly features our wines.

www.greatgrog.co.uk - Richard Meadows runs this great distribution business based in Edinburgh.  Two retail outlets and a wholesale business

www.militarywines.com  - Stephen Davies, dashingly good-looking ex Army officer, supplies army messes around the country. 

www.flagshipwines.co.uk - Julia Jenkins supplies the fine folk of St Albans from her excellent award-winning shop.


Wine Education

 Portugal and its wine regions - excellent educative Powerpoint here

Portugal wine map here

For a full library of information on Portuguese wines and grapes see this Wines of Portugal website here

For a map of Brazil and its wine regions click here

www.winchesterwineschool.co.uk - broadcasters (and husband and wife team) Susie Barrie MW and Peter Richards MW's wine school in Winchester with an exciting array of courses, from beginner to expert.