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Saturday (December 17) is the day that Olhão’s ‘super-baker’ Filipe Martins will be presenting what has become the town’s signature festive tradition – a gigantic Bolo-Rei (Portuguese fruit cake...

For many years Esporão near Reguengos, in deepest Alentejo country, has been one of the most interesting wineries to visit in southern Portugal. Amongst the attractions of this 700-hectare estate...

Portugal has been making very good sparkling wines in the traditional Champagne method for many years. It was originally all focused on the Bairrada region but recently it has been difficult to...

Selling delicious Christmas cakes in a bid to raise money for charity is the goal of an initiative launched for the second year by Portugal’s 12 hotel and tourism schools.

Entitled ‘O...

It was not so long ago that the only Madeira wine one could find in the Algarve was the most basic varieties, an essential ingredient in the kitchen when making a nice jus de veau but hardly wines...

Algarve-based company Wine Emotions is hosting its annual ‘Wine, Food & Art Market’ next Saturday afternoon (December 10).

Taking place at the company’s showroom in Mexilhoeira da...

Showing tourists the best places to enjoy a truly Algarvean gastronomic experience is the goal of new company ‘Eating Algarve Food Tours’, launched recently by two 32-year-old friends from Faro....

What great news it is that the Michelin inspectors have showered Portugal with new stars. But what a shame it is that the Michelin guide to Portugal, and especially the Algarve, is still such a...

As any regular reader of my column knows, I love Alvarinho, or as it is called over the border in northern Spain, Albariño. The Portuguese proudly consider it to be an indigenous variety, as do...

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