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Something special for a winter evening

Many of us will have started the year by cutting back on our drinking. I certainly have. But allowing myself just a few drinking days a week has...

The Algarve’s hugely popular ‘Rota do Petisco’ (Tapas Route) is being expanded this year to include Faro and Olhão.

The neighbouring towns will host the event between June 2 and July 9,...

The Algarve section of gastronomic society Chaîne des Rôtisseurs met on Friday, February 10 at Restaurant Solar do Farelo in Mexilhoeira Grande for a friendly lunch meeting, the first of 2017....

If I had tasted this wine blind I would not have identified it as the typical white Alentejo variety Antão Vaz, or indeed as an Alentejo wine. But this is a wine from the upper Alentejo region, in...

Japanese fine dining arrives in the Algarve, including authentic Robata-grilled food

The new Japanese restaurant, Mizu, at Vila Vita Parc will officially open in mid-February, following a...

I wrote an article on this subject in 2015, perhaps a little tongue in cheek, as we were in the early stages of developing our project here at Esporão and I was still coming to terms with the...

It was around 20 years ago when I was first introduced to the wines of Côte-Rôtie from the Northern Rhone, and it was here in Portugal. I was privileged to be a guest at the table of winemaker and...

It is described as Portugal’s “most anticipated biennial gastronomic event” and will bring dozens of award-winning chefs, winemakers and gourmet producers to Vila Vita Parc in Porches between May...

For three weeks in three months, 16 restaurants in Portimão will be serving some of their most delicious fish dishes as part of a brand new gastronomic event entitled ‘Portimão à Mesa’ (Portimão...

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