João Silva e SousaFrancisco BaptistaJaime QuenderaBernardo Cabral  
 
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n Portugal only some varieties of “castas” are authorized in the Demarcated regions. Each region has its own “Comissão Vitivinícola” to supervise the quality of the wines in various aspects of the cultivation and preparation of vineyards, but also in assuring the quality of the wine, for instance, in its flavour and scent.
A grape is the non-climacteric fruit that grows on the perennial and deciduous woody vines of the family Vitaceae. Grapes grow in clusters of 6 to 300, and can be black, blue, golden, green, purple, red, pink, brown, peach or white. They can be eaten raw or used for making jam, grape juice, jelly, wine and grape seed oil. Cultivation of grapevines occurs in vineyards, and is called viticulture.



RED

Alfrocheiro
Alicante Bouschet
Alvarelhão
Aragonez (Tinta Roriz)
Baga
Cabernet Sauvignon
Castelão (Periquita)
Espadeiro
Jaen
Merlot
Moreto
Petit Verdot
Syrah
Tinta Barroca
Tinta Pinheira
Tinta Roriz (Aragonez)
Touriga Franca
Touriga Nacional
Trincadeira
Vinhas Velhas
WHITE

Alvarinho
Antão Vaz
Arinto (Pedernã)
Avesso
Azal
Bical
Cerceal
Chardonnay
Códega do Larinho
Encruzado
Fernão Pires (Mª Gomes)
Gouveio
Loureiro
Malvasia - Fina
Manteúdo
Moscatel
Pinot Blanc
Rabigato
Roupeiro
Sauvignon Blanc
Trajadura
Trincadeira das Pratas
Verdelho
Viognier
Viosinho
Vital




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