Taste Mediterranean London - Vinhos, Azeite, Petiscos
Sarah Ahmed presents selected PGI and PDO wines from the Alentejo region. Teresa Zacarias will be supporting the masterclasses, showing extra virgin olive oils from Portugal. Portuguese star chef Nuno Mendes (Taberna do Mercado) and his team will be serving petiscos.
“A magic that can occur from a few choice ingredients"
Famous, Portuguese, Michelin-starred chef Nuno Mendes on the dishes that he serves to guests at his London restaurant Taberna do Mercado, on the Alentejo of his childhood and on the secret, regional, Portuguese cooking that is still such a big secret.
Justin Leone, the sommelier of Tantris Restaurant in Munich talks about the insider secret that is Alentejo, about the uniqueness of the region’s wines, about ravioli of pork from black pigs, powerful white wines, and about his new word that ttingly describes the wines of Alentejo.
Eat like the Portuguese!
In the southern Portuguese region Alentejo, the residents know all about the pitfalls of resolutions. Despite this, they live throughout the year in a healthy and well-balanced fashion. And the best part of this is: it always tastes so delicious; just like being on holiday!
Clay Pot, Stick and Instinct
In the Alentejo this is sometimes the Holy Trinity of winemaking. Adam Pawlowski tells the story of the archaic Talha wines.
‘Ultimately, sustainability simply means not wasting anything’
Daniela Wiebogen spoke with João Barroso, the Sustainability Manager of the Alentejo Regional Winegrowing Commission about drought and winegrowing, what a hedge can do for a vineyard, and how sustainable practices help the winemakers of the Alentejo in securing the future.
The annual "Taste Mediterranean" is coming to London on the 27th of June.
Portugal’s best red wine comes from the Alentejo
Top Grower from the Alentejo - Júlio Bastos
Nuno Encarnação's best tips on the Alentejo
The charismatic chef reveals his favourite things about the Alentejo