Blessed with a diverse geography featuring a generally beneficent climate, Portugal grows a lot of grapes. Quality is improving among the country's table wines, and bargains abound. Yet this diversity comes with provisos: Too many mediocre wines are made from marginal grapes, and Portugal lacks a strong identity among consumers. Wine Spectator senior editor Kim Marcus explains.
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