There are lots of different regions producing their own speciality wines across Portugal, each using its location and the unique conditions of its region to make a unique wine. It is useful then to know where the different wine producing regions are. We have taken what we know about regional Portugal and made this map for you, so next time you wonder where that Portuguese Pinot noir actually comes from you know exactly where to look!
Map of Viking expansion The German-speaking peoples, made up of many tribes, originally populated that part of Europe enclosed by the rivers Rhine, Danube, and Vistula. During and after the decline and collapse of the Roman Empire (c. AD200 - 600) they spread out in several directions, occupying areas as far south as northern Italy. (Saga of the Norsemen: Viking and German Myth; Loren Auerbach & Jacqueline Simpson; London 1997, pg 9)