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Photographs from Portuguese vineyards
The Alentejo region, part 3

A gallery of pictures from the Alentejo, a large wine region in the south of Portugal.  Click on thumbnails for a larger image. (All pictures © Jamie Goode and must not be reproduced without permission.) 

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Mouchão: a barrel from the revolution when the winery was taken over

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Mouchão bottles

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Mouchão: the high vertical trellis with vines alternately trained high and low
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Mouchão: old foudres
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Mouchão: old bottles
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Mouchão: the ultra traditional winery
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Mouchão: view over the vines to the cork groves
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Mouchão: distinctive trellising with one vine low, one vine high in sequence
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Mouchão: showing the trellising
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Joao Portugal Ramos
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Vineyards: JP Ramos
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Limestone soils: JP Ramos vineyard, Estremoz
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The entry gates
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Limestone soil vineyard, Ramos, with redder, more clayey soil lower down 
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Limestone vineyard (Ramos)
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View over vineyard, Estremoz
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View of Estremoz