|Triangle Chapter, American Wine Society
Serving Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, NC, and Vicinity
AWS National Wine Tasting Project!
Wines of Portugal: It's Not All About Port!
Sunday, September 16, 2018
The Home of Jeff and Lisa
Presenter: Jeff Price, Triangle Chapter Program Chair
Portuguese wine is the result of rich wine making traditions introduced into Portugal by ancient civilizations, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, and Romans. Portugal started to export wines to Rome during the Roman Empire and, in 1758, the first wine-producing region of the world, the Região Demarcada do Douro, was created in the Douro Valley. The Douro Valley Wine Region is now a UNESCO protected World Heritage Site. Portugal has a big variety of local grape varietals, producing a very wide variety of different wines with distinctive personality. Come and join your AWS friends as we discover the wines of Portugal!
Please bring your favorite go to dish for a backyard BBQ or a bottle of wine to share after the tasting. Remember to label your dish if it contains any of the following ingredients: anchovies, coconut, mustard, cheese, garlic, onions, or gluten.
Registration Deadline: Sept 7, 2018
Seating Limit: 36
Registration: Mail your check for $15 per person payable to "Triangle Chapter AWS" to:
8701 Mourning Dove Rd
Raleigh, NC 27615
We look forward to seeing you there!
American Wine Society, Triangle Chapter
Lisa Tillis, Secretary