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An event to celebrate the festive season was enjoyed by 75 members and guests of the Algarve Wine Society during a Christmas dinner and dance at the Penina Hotel near Portimão on December 10....

Sweet celebration

Last year around this time I wrote about ports for the Christmas table and selected an LBV (Quinta de La Rosa) and a 10 or 20 year-old Tawny (Vallado) as some of the best out there in their...

Gift vouchers

This Christmas you can offer a special someone the chance to spend a day at one of Portugal’s most well known wine estates. Herdade do Esporão in Reguengos de Monsaraz, Alentejo, has special gift...

Luís Pato Vinhas Velhas 2010

If anyone can take credit for championing the Bairrada region and putting it firmly back on the map it is Luís Pato, and of course his daughter Filipa who has her own range of extremely good wines...

A perfect weekend for wine lovers...

Wine Emotions is getting ready to host two days of wine tastings this weekend.

The events will begin this Saturday at the company’s recently-opened showroom in Lagoa at 4pm, and will...

Wine Emotions – a taste of life

Wine Emotions is a passionate project fuelled by the love that the two business partners in charge share for wine.

Headed by João Marques, formerly the Sommelier at Gordon Ramsay’s famous...

A great but affordable red from one of the top producers

Quinta do Crasto is one of the great Douro producers and if you see a bottle with the word Quinta on the label it will be a great...

An excellent value for money Douro white

One day last week I was chatting with José Avillez, Portugal’s most famous Portuguese chef who won his first Michelin star last year at his Belcanto Restaurant in Lisbon. José was telling me about...

Wine Society members taste Herdade de Portocarro wines

More than 50 Algarve Wine Society members and their guests attended a wine tasting and dinner at Quinta dos Poetas on November 13.

Quinta dos Poetas is a small country hotel located near...

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