In 2013 the exportation of Portuguese Wines grew 2.4% in value compared to 2012, reaching the record value of 724.7 million of Euros.
Europe continues to be the biggest destination of the Portuguese Wines. Outside Europe Angola is the biggest market with 20.8% of the exportation volume.
This season Portugal had the biggest harvest of Olive in 50 years. The production was 627 thousands of tonnes, which is 4 times more compared with 14 years ago. However this big production could put some pressure on the olive oil prices this year.
The magazine Wine Spectators has included 4 Portuguese Wines in your annual list Top 100 of 2013.
The awarded Portuguese wines were the following:
- Croft Vintage Port (13th place)
- Quinta do Passadouro from Douro (37th place)
- Quinta do Crasto Douro Reserva from Douro (81st place)
- Graham Tawny Port 20 Year Old (87th place).
The selection of wines for the TOP 100 List was based on quality, value, availability and excitement.
Ten Portuguese Wines on the “Top 100 Best Buys of 2013”
Ten Portuguese Wines have been included on the Wine Enthusiast magazine annual list of the “Top 100 Best Buys” .
Highlight for the Vinho Verde Aveleda 2012 which got an honorable second place.
Moreover Portugal was the third country with more wines in the list, assuring once again the excellent value for money of the Portuguese Wines.
No passado dia 25 de Setembro, Dirceu Viana Júnior (único Master of Wine da América do Sul) a convite da ViniPortugal, divulgou a sua lista dos 50 melhores Vinhos Portugueses para o mercado Brasileiro.
A lista apresenta uma grande heterogeneidade de preços, havendo vinhos para diferentes bolsas (24% abaixo dos R $100, 33% entre os R$100 e os R$200,14% entre os R$200 e R$300 e 19% acima dos R$300).
Confira aqui a Lista Completa.
The International Sugar Organization (ISO) said that Low sugar prices will be here for a while, even forecasting the first drop in world sugar production for 5 years. However the world sugar economy is facing another surplus season, estimated at 4.5 million tonnes for 2013-14.
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The Portuguese Jiu-Jitsu Champion Rui Fonseca has competed on the 2013 World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Abu Dhabi.This Athlete is sponsored by Oseaan Progress, Congratulations by the honored participation Rui!