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 […]

Wine Tribute to Dad Jokes

Wine Tribute to Dad Jokes

Our fathers are always there. When it’s time to play, to teach, to cuddle and all those things we know they do for us. Each one is different from the other and “my dad is better than yours” but what really makes a dad is something that they all have in common: dad jokes. That’s […]

Women’s Favorite Wine

Women’s Favorite Wine

It’s an ancient discussion in wine-loving social circles. An eternal doubt and an ever unsolved issue. Some people, maybe the most stereotype prone individuals, will say Rosé wine is the lady’s favorite. Some other people may look at TV Shows and movies and point straight at the Chardonnay and other white wines. Well, here at […]

Top February 2018

Top February 2018

This February Vinha’s customers chose these wines the most Don’t let the opportunity of knowing why these wines are so successful, at unbeatable prices, slip by. This month the Red Wines were the customer favorites with a special emphasis on the Lisbon region’s Porta 6 which really stood out from amongst its peers.  

Top January 2018

Top January 2018

In January 2018 the wines chosen by our customers were the following: • Wine less than 10 €: know here • Wines between 10 and 20 €: know here • Wines over € 20: get to know here During the month of February you will have the opportunity to buy some of these wines at […]

TOP 2017

TOP 2017

We finished 2017 with many wines sold from Portugal and the World, Liquors, Sparkling, in Portugal and in Europe. We decided to share with you the best selling wines of 2017, for price range: • Wines up to 10€ – Know here • Wines between 10€ and 20€ – know here • Wines over 20€ […]

Wines with history – Quinta de S. Francisco Late Harvest

Wines with history – Quinta de S. Francisco Late Harvest

Quinta de S. Francisco Late Harvest The portion where the Sauvignon Blanc (70%) and Fernão Pires (30%) grape varieties are installed for the production of this wine, has excellent soil and climatic conditions for the production of this type of wine. Located at the confluence of two rivers, and protected by the “slopes” of the […]

Wines with history – Douro demarcated wine region

Wines with history – Douro demarcated wine region

Do you know that… The Douro demarcated wine region was created by Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, Prime Minister of the king D. José I, and future Marquês de Pombal, by law of 1756. This beautiful region, also known as “Wine Country”, extends along the valley of the Douro River and its numerous tributaries, […]

Wines with history – Porta dos Cavaleiros 2000

Wines with history – Porta dos Cavaleiros 2000

Porta dos Cavaleiros 2000 – Caves of São João Produced from the traditional grape varieties of the region, national touriga / alfrocheiro and also roriz, the 2000 harvest of Porta dos Cavaleiros reveals all the “power” that these grape varieties harvested on property and also from classic viti-winegrowers provide. Caves de São João, with the […]

Wine with history – Quinta do Monte D’Oiro Clarete 2006

Wine with history – Quinta do Monte D’Oiro Clarete 2006

Quinta do Monte D’Oiro Clarete 2006 After the success of the previous harvests (1999, 2003 and 2004), Quinta do Monte d’Oiro launches its “Clarete” on the market again. Having been vinified almost without maceration (there was only a slight contact of the must with the films), it is a stimulating wine, well structured and capitoso, […]

A trick for the perfect summer? A good tonic port!

A trick for the perfect summer? A good tonic port!

Want a trick for the perfect summer? A good tonic port! Fresh and tasty, this cocktail is ready to conquer hearts and put aside his friend gin. The sweetness and the alcohol of Port wine perfectly balance with acidity of the tonic water. The Independent newspaper says P & T is a recent find and […]

Quinta de Pancas Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Quinta de Pancas Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Quinta de Pancas “Special Selection” Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 Produced on the basis of a rigorous selection of lots of varied plots of this Bordeaux variety, it resulted in one of the best examples. Stage in small barrels of new national oak. Complex and expressive aromas with fruit surrounded by wood. It is full bodied and […]

International Wine Challenge 2017

International Wine Challenge 2017

The International Wine Challenge (IWC) owned by William Reed Business Media is now in its 34th year. The IWC is accepted as the world’s finest and most meticulously judged wine competition which assesses every wine blind and judges each for its faithfulness to style, region and vintage. Throughout the rigorous judging processes, each medal-winning wine […]

WINEBALL SPORT – “Drinking wine” as a new sport !

WINEBALL SPORT – “Drinking wine” as a new sport !

Sports like crossfit, zumba and paddel will become modalities of the past. For VINHA, Wineball Sport is going to revolutionize the sports industry. You have to admit that it has everything to be the biggest sport in the world. To better understand how the modality will help, we leave some exercises to start training: 1- […]

What women want when the subject is wines?

What women want when the subject is wines?

At first sight, a chronicle titled “What women want” can be quite captivating. There is a whole conspiracy about what women want, when they want it and why they want it. Until this day, and as far as we know, no one has been able yet to find the “golden key”. The more we try […]