Dominic West joins James Purefoy to taste wines at the beautiful HQ in the Douro Valley. Matthew Goode and James learn about the Portuguese Age of Discoveries in Lisbon, and Matthew Rhys takes Joe for lunch at a Jewish restaurant in New York. Joe Fattorini and Amelia Singer lead a wine tour in Madeira.
Matthew Goode & James Purefoy's next road trip challenge takes them to the Douro Valley. Matthew Rhys and Joe enjoy Mexican food and wines in NYC. Dominic West joins James to taste wines at the beautiful HQ in the Douro Valley. Is wine good for you? In Hungary, Joe Fattorini explores the health-giving stories about its wines.
Matthew Goode and James Purefoy visit the cork harvest in the Alentejo, where James has a cry. Dominic West joins James to taste wines at the beautiful HQ in the Douro Valley. In Thailand Joe Fattorini gets his head and mouth around Thai foods and flavours researching his wine list for a pop-up Thai restaurant back in London. In New York Matthew Rhys and Joe pair dim sum and Chinese wine.
Matthew and James have to find Portugal's link to Scandinavia and head to Aveiro where they cook salt cod. In New York Matthew Rhys and Joe Fattorini enjoy an Irish Stew at Molly's Shibeen on the lower east side of Manhattan. Amelia Singer joins Joe to find out who really invented Champagne. Dominic West joins James to taste wines at the beautiful HQ in the Douro Valley.
Matthew and James are north Portugal - the region of Vinho Verde where they explore Portugal's historic relationship with the catholic church and Matthew repents his sins. Joe Fattorini and Matthew Rhys go all Goodfellas at Matthew's favourite Italian restaurant in Brooklyn. And Joe finds out how Queen Victoria was the original influencer in Germany.
Matthew and James are tasked with exploring how women have helped shape the Douro wine business. Joe Fattorini takes Matthew Rhys to a Portuguese restaurant in Queens and Amelia Singer looks at how urban winemaking and hiphop have found a voice in wine in California and New York. Dominic West joins James to taste wines at the beautiful HQ in the Douro Valley.
In this food and wine special we join Matthew Rhys and Joe fattorini at a Portuguese Restaurant in New York City from where we share unseen footage from Matthew Goode and James Purefoy's road trip around Portugal. Joe Fattorini and new wine expert, Charlotte Wilde visit four of Portugal's regions to explore the food and wine of each in this very tasty episode.