Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


It used to be that a party wasn't a party without a few distinctively shaped bottles of Mateus Rosé on the table - until Portuguese wine fell out of fashion. But now the nation's exports are again soaring in popularity with British drinkers, with some retailers reporting a five-fold increase in sales in as many years.

Berkmann Wine Cellars says it is selling 48,000 bottles a year compared with 9,000 five years ago, with Alex Hunt, the firm's purchasing director, describing Portuguese wine-making as 'at its prime'.


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