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Prestigious French chef Gilles Stassart will present his take on Algarve cuisine at the closing event of Portimão’s gastronomic initiative ‘Fazer Render o Peixe’, taking place on Thursday, April...

A coachload of 50 Algarve Wine Society (AWS) members recently headed north to Vidigueira and the Ribafreixo estate, which has been producing wine for the last decade.

In 2012, founders...

Just a few weeks ago, when travelling long haul on BA in business class, I was praising the airline for what I consider to be a marked improvement in the quality of the food and wine served...

The provenance of the meat we buy is not something easy to control here in Portugal, especially when it comes to lamb. The most reliable source I have found is the small butcher and German sausage...

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...

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