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My visit to London last weekend coincided unexpectedly with the opening day of IFE – The International Food and Drink Event at London Excel. So instead of writing my usual weekly wine column, I...

I had not even heard of this producer until I noticed a small collection of their reds on the shelf of the Alentejo reds section in Apolónia last week.

Not being a great fan of the...

A delicacy for those in the know is the liver. Spread on thinly-sliced buttered toast, this is an authentic foie gras of the ocean.

In plentiful supply off Portugal’s coast, the red mullet...

When we think of high quality vinho verde these days, we tend to focus on the Alvarinho grape, but the Loureiro variety is every bit as important to the Vinho Verde region, especially when making...

Old school but delicious!

The duck we can buy at supermarkets here in Portugal is so cheap compared to prices in the UK and elsewhere, and mostly very good.

There are many ways to...

A contest to elect the Algarve’s top wines will take place at the São José Convent in Lagoa on Sunday, March 19.

A jury of specialists from Portugal’s Sommelier Association (AEP) will blind...

Just what is available for wine lovers in the sky these days with BA?

Over the last few years I have become a pretty local BA customer. I often ask myself why, as the overall quality does...

A series of gastronomic events are planned at Portimão museum this weekend (March 3-4) as part of the town’s ‘Fazer Render o Peixe’ initiative, created to link contemporary art with gastronomy....

More Portuguese Pinot

Here we have another Portuguese Pinot, a grape that I am passionate about. If I could afford to drink good red Burgundy every day I would probably drink little else,...

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