Know How To Pair Wine and Traditional Cod Dishes

Know How To Pair Wine and Traditional Cod Dishes

Despite being a fish, Cod does not necessarily have to be matched with White Wine. It is our recommendation…but there are other options Generally, combining Cod with a light White Wine will never let you down! However, if you prefer new tasting experiences, where delicate flavors complement each other, you can choose a full bodied […]

That Wine for that person

That Wine for that person

Christmas is almost here, and you still have no idea what to get to you wine lover friend? Don’t worry! Here you can find the ideal wine for any kind of person.   Offer SANGIOVESE to your sharp friend. The sincerest friend you can have. He cannot stand still. His daily routine is not a routine […]

Remember, Wine is for drinking! Not all of them should age in the cellar!

The Bible says “and no one after drinking old wine wants the new, for they say: ‘The old is better!’” (Luke 5:39). However, aged wine does not always mean better wine.   Most Wines are produced for immediate consumption, which means that they aren’t made to stay on the wine cellar. If you let it […]

Vinho Verde – Discover the traits that differentiate the castes of this great Wine!

Vinho Verde – Discover the traits that differentiate the castes of this great Wine!

A good wine connoisseur knows a good Vinho Verde Wine when he tastes it. Here are some of the features that make the Northwest region of Portugal so famous in the Wine world.   Wines from the Vinho Verde region are distinguished by their freshness, elegant lightness and fruity aroma, given that they are produced […]

Matching Wine and Cheese – flawless tips for matching cheese and wine

Matching Wine and Cheese – flawless tips for matching cheese and wine

We can’t buy happiness, but we can buy cheese and wine, which is pretty much the same thing! Follow our tips to guarantee the success of your next night with friends, cheese and wine!     Similar intensities   Firstly, it is important to combine cheeses and wines with similar intensities, so that one does […]

Crystal Shoe: The perfect glass for your wine

Crystal Shoe: The perfect glass for your wine

Do you know which are the most appropriate glasses to entirely enjoy the sensations from the experience of drinking wine?   Nowadays there are already many scientific studies that evidence the importance of the shape of the wine glasses. In one of the studies, from 2015, a group of japanese medics used a special chamber […]

Rosé: everything you ever wanted to know about one of the wines with the biggest growth in the last few years!

Rosé: everything you ever wanted to know about one of the wines with the biggest growth in the last few years!

Do you want to try a rosé but don’t know how to choose, how to pair it with food or how to serve it? Here are the answers to all your questions about rosé, some trivia and more! Now you can impress all your friends with your knowledge about rosé wine!   Rosé wine has […]

Get to know the wines from each portuguese region

Get to know the wines from each portuguese region

Even though Portugal’s a small country, we can be proud to be one of the biggest wine producers in the world. As if that’s not enough, we also have an immensely varied amount of autochthonous grape species. The secret? The ever living tradition of the grape farming and the great climate and geologic conditions. Come find […]

The “Vindimas” are here! Get to know the Portuguese wine harvesting traditions

The “Vindimas” are here! Get to know the Portuguese wine harvesting traditions

Summer is coming to its end and in Portugal “vindimas” season is officially starting: the grapes are ready to be picked from the vines – a job done in a celebratory and festive mood, to then produce this year’s wine   What are Vindimas after all? Vindimas are a very specific and singular time of […]

Why and how to decant wine? – The art of decanting

Why and how to decant wine? – The art of decanting

Wine has a praiseworthy past as it carries more than 5000 years of history. That’s why it’s so important to consume it the best way possible. In order for this to happen, you should do a little and simple ritual called “decanting the wine”.   What does decant mean Decanting wine is not as difficult […]

Red wine with your meal: find out the advantages

Red wine with your meal: find out the advantages

The simple habit of drinking a glass of red wine with your meal brings a lot of advantages to your health. Actually, experts even say that a glass of wine with your meal is more beneficial than a glass of water.   Main benefits of red wine Um copo de vinho tinto à noite, durante […]

Wine cellar on a budget with your own style: you can build it yourself!

Wine cellar on a budget with your own style: you can build it yourself!

You can turn any room into a wine cellar, even with a limited budget. It can be a space with a personalized design or a little wine cooler. You can create a wine storage according to your personal taste, just by following a few rules.   Wine is such a popular drink that some people […]

Best Restaurants to Drink Wine: 4 Portuguese Restaurants Selected

Best Restaurants to Drink Wine: 4 Portuguese Restaurants Selected

The Wine Spectator magazine released a list of the best restaurants in the world for wine. Amongst the 3759 selected restaurants, four are Portuguese.   Every year, the American wine magazine announces this list. For two of the Portuguese restaurants, this is the first time being honoured. The Portuguese restaurants honoured for best wine lists […]

Refreshing Wines to Cool Down this Summer

Refreshing Wines to Cool Down this Summer

The best nectars to refresh yourself at the best Summer moments. The refreshing wines selections for the warm weather in 2018 Summer looks like it’s finally on the way and that’s why we want to show you how and where to drink the best fresh wines! Salads Summertime begs for a light fresh salad. It […]

April’s Carnations

April’s Carnations

Celeste Caeiro went to work as usual. The store where she worked was completing a year on that day and the owner decided to celebrate it with flowers. On April 25th, 1974, Well, because there was a revolution going on, the “boss” naturally sent the workers home and offered them the flowers he had bought. […]

Monumental Tour of Portugal

Monumental Tour of Portugal

Portugal is full of history, rich in historical landmarks and monuments. Many are wrapped in myths and legends and many others in ridiculous situations and curious tales. Discover some of the most iconic monuments in Portugal: Convento de Cristo – Tomar The Convento de Cristo in Tomar is a compendium of art and history, a […]

Alentejo Beyond Wine

Alentejo Beyond Wine

The “Portuguese desert” called Alentejo is not only about dry climate, flatlands and miles in communion with nature where’s not a soul in sight. It’s also about an Iberian land full of rich cultural heritage. You’d be wrong if you thought this desert doesn’t have great and amazing coastal oasis to relax in the sun […]

Wine on the Silver Screen

Wine on the Silver Screen

Everyone likes going to the movies and watching a good film, almost as much as drinking a good wine. Luckily the film industry has given us some works with the best of both. So here’s a list of films you should watch with a bottle of wine rather than a bucket of popcorn. Red Obsession […]

The Secrets of the Douro Valley

The Secrets of the Douro Valley

The Douro Valley is one of Portugal’s worst kept secrets. This is where some of the best wines in the world are produced, a true oasis of the wine production due to a number of elements. The Douro itself has a wide variety of open sky secrets waiting to be discovered. Do you know them? […]

Easter – Traditional Foods Around the World

Easter – Traditional Foods Around the World

In Portugal Easter is a time of strong traditions when it comes to food. The Portuguese Easter Bread, called folar, the lamb and chocolate eggs, good wine and spirit should always be there. As well as in Portugal, there are other particular food traditions around the world. Get to know some of them: 1. Babka […]