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Some people say simple is best! So here is a recipe that complements any barbecue food and is quick and easy to make.

It gives you a wonderful sweet and sour flavour, and goes really well...

Alentejo producer João Portugal Ramos ventured north some years ago taking over a vineyard up in Monção to produce his own take on Alvarinho. Over the last few years I had tried his Alvarinho...

Good news for Algarve wine aficionados. The long summer drought has not affected this year’s harvests one little bit. Indeed, they have increased by no less than 20%. And the good news doesn’t...

Estômbar-based winery Quinta dos Vales was among this year’s winners at the 21st Grand International Wine Award “Mundus Vini”, which took place between August 31 and September 3 in Germany. The...

The Algarve Bailliage of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs met for lunch on September 8 at Vila Joya’s new beach restaurant Sea (Xiringuito beach, Galé).

Since it opened in May, this luxury heaven...

Apolónia’s “Feira do Vinho” (wine fair) starts on Saturday and, as always, there are some great bargains to be bagged. Looking at the catalogue, the Bairrada page jumped out at me, offering a...

Patrick Stuart samples Carvoeiro’s new Thai restaurant

August 22 saw the very quiet opening of Carvoeiro’s newest restaurant, the Thai Elephant. The location is not great, on the back road...

There will be no need to be selfish about shellfish as there will be plenty to go around at Figueira’s Cockle Festival (Festival do Berbigão), taking place next weekend (September 9-10).

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When I saw the labels of these wines in Apolónia, my initial thought was that there must be a German link, an impression created no doubt by a combination of the somewhat austere label design and...

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