hosted by Canela
Canela, a new Portuguese Restaurant and Wine Bar, is bringing the diverse and unique wines of Portugal to Covent Garden. On Thursday 26th June, Canela will be hosting a very special wine tasting that aims to demonstrate the distinctions between the country’s two main growing regions; the Douro Valley in the North, and the Alentejo region in the South.
The North Vs South wine tasting will be priced at £10 per person, and this intimate and fascinating evening will be hosted by two notable producers, one from each region, each showcasing their finest wines so guests can make the decision which is best.
North will be represented by hosted by a representative from Queve Do Porto.
The Quevedo cellar is a modern and forward thinking producer located in S. João da Pesqueira, a small town in the heart of Douro Valley. Their wine is a fun, young, quality-driven wine that has been marketed solely through Social Media. Guests will try both white and red 2011 Oscar wines.
Representing the South will be Casa Agrícola HMR, a relatively young producer whose vineyards are situated in Marmelar, Vidigueira, a location with a centuries-old winemaking tradition dating back to Roman times and later pursued by the Knights Templar. Guests will try both the white and red 2012 Pousio wines.
Canela’s wine evenings offer guests a fascinating insight into the history, flavours and growing methods of Portugual’s varied wine regions. After each hour-long wine tasting session, guests are invited to eat in the restaurant and enjoy £10 off their final bill.
Newly opened, Canela brings the diverse and exciting flavours of Portugal to Covent Garden. Featuring a menu of regional classics and specialities alongside modern plates and a dedicated wine list, Canela serves up contemporary yet authentic Portuguese cuisine.
Canela boasts a wide range of high quality Portuguese wines, all of which are sold by the glass and all carefully selected from various regions and small vineyards by Susana.