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From a family-run bakery to a small empire comprising a hotel, Pão do Rogil is one of the Algarve’s most successful businesses.

If you had to describe Pão do Rogil in words, a long list of...

Starting tomorrow (Friday, September 9), the hugely popular “Rota do Petisco” returns to the gastronomic scene of Portimão, Alvor and Praia da Rocha.
It is a chance for people to enjoy ‘...

The second weekend of September (10-11) will be dedicated to cockle delights in the small village of Figueira on the outskirts of Portimão.

Known to attract “thousands of visitors” every...

We may now be in September but, as I write this, it is still a toasty 32°C outside and thoughts are still with wines that can be enjoyed in this heat. This light and fruity white is is a perfect...

If you love octopus, Quarteira will be the place to be from September 10 to 17 as the coastal town is hosting the ‘Semana do Polvo’ (Octopus Week).

If you’re simply interested in enjoying...

It’s just one more week before Portimão hosts the final stage of this year’s ‘Rota do Petisco’, the gastronomic event food lovers in the town have been waiting for.

The event started...

A sophisticated Douro white from the Dão Encruzado grape

Finding a different Portuguese wine to write about every week can be a challenge for me sometimes. I started writing this weekly...

My word! It has been hot recently! I have to say, when it is this hot I like to keep my barbecues nice and simple, giving me more time in the pool and less time behind the grill. I am not a huge...

What’s green and red with a little bit of white in it?

No, this is not one those old school jokes but rather a serious wine from one of the Minho region’s top producers.

This is...

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