Learn about the fantastic world of Portuguese wines.
Read about these fascinating ports from Vasques de Carvalho !
Read about Hugo Oliveira e Silva’s wine-making ventures in the heart of the Douro
Find out about Porto’s wine festivals; the established Essencia do Vinho in the centre of Porto and Simplesmente, more of a fringe event !
Find out how this year’s vindima or wine harvest is shaping up in the vineyards of Portugal after this year’s scorching temperatures !
Find out about how Espumante or Portuguese Sparkling wines are made high above the Douro !
Read about why wines are stored in wooden barrels and how this affects the wines !
Learn about cork as a bottle closure and where it comes from
Read about Lampreys – a strange eel like creature fished in local rivers and prized as a gastronomic delicacy in Northern Portugal
Looking for a wine holiday with a difference howabout Minho and Douro in Northern Portugal ?
Find out about Portuguese Christmas traditions and how you can enjoy Portuguese wines at your Christmas table !
Read about chestnuts and how these are celebrated and enjoyed in Portugal
Read about a day spent picking grapes on a small family vineyard in Minho !
Find out about the grape harvest or Vindima in Portugal and how its progressing up and down the length of the country. What will this year’s harvest bring ?
Jaen is growing in popularity in the Dao region. Find out more about this tricky grape variety and the wonderful wines it makes
Find out about the amazing Douro Valley and the wines from there
What is happening in the vineyards of Portugal at this time of year ?
Sparkling wines and Rosés from vinho verde region – great choices for summertime drinking !
A visit to Favaios to discover more about Moscatels and Secret Spot wines