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A very unusual white from the Alentejo

I have had my eye on this bottle for some time at Apolónia since it appeared on the shelves a few months ago, but I had been reluctant to part with so...

On Saturday, January 12, I was fortunate enough to attend the very first kitchen party at the new multi-purpose events complex Parrot Castle in Parchal.

The guests sat around the intimate...

The idea for the Algarve Wine Society’s opening event of 2019 evolved from a conversation between António Teixeira, owner of A Rolha wine bar in Porches, and vice president of the society, Steve...

This was a real find at my local Intermarché (Lagoa/Carvoeiro), an excellent quality Baga priced at just under €9. The producer, Sidónio de Sousa, is a small operation in the heart of the Bairrada...

What makes the new range of dry-aged beef at Intermarché Carvoeiro so special?

Why bother maturing meat? Well, the difference isn’t just in the appearance of the piece of beef that you’ll...

After working for six years at the prestigious two-Michelin-starred Ocean restaurant at Vila Vita Parc resort in Porches, where he became a sous-chef, Rui Sequeira has opened his own restaurant in...

High-quality varietal wines made from the Alvarinho grape in the Monção sub region of the Minho, in Portugal’s far north, have gained great recognition over recent years. Much of this is down to...

CataPlay, a show that is both a stage play and a gastronomic event, is returning in 2019 with another string of shows across the Algarve, the first of which will be held on Saturday, January 26 at...

It’s the season for getting together with friends and family, and so in December the Algarve Wine Society (AWS) visited long-standing friend Julian Reynolds at his winery in the upper Alentejo,...

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