Dossier

The Madeira Wine

The Madeira Wine

Madeira Wine is the best wine in the world! A few years ago, I never thought to say this sentence. But the coexistence with Mr. João Quintela ("Garrafeira Néctar das Avenidas") ended up giving in this. And, indeed, I am very grateful to him! But this entry is not an...

Chronics

1st Wine4People Anniversary at Garrafeira Imperial

1st Wine4People Anniversary at Garrafeira Imperial

1st Wine4People anniversary at Garrafeira Imperial January, 12th, 2019 And here comes the first anniversary of a project that we believe can be ambitious, innovative, responsible and done with professionalism. We aimed to disseminate, above all, what is best for this...

PORTUGUESE WINES ARE GETTING MORE EXPENSIVE

PORTUGUESE WINES ARE GETTING MORE EXPENSIVE

PORTUGUESE WINES ARE GETTING MORE EXPENSIVE Portuguese wines are getting more expensive. And they will continue to rise. I don't think this is that bad. The problem is we have to "put up with this". To drink a French wine with the same quality as a Portuguese wine, we...

Wines With History 2.0

Wines With History 2.0

Vinhos com História 2.0 In another test with the presence of an excellent company, this time to harmonize the wine with a beautiful "feijoada". After some doubts whether an old or new wine, with too much body or little body to compensate the fat of this traditional...

Wines With History 1.0

Wines With History 1.0

Vinhos com História 1.0 Wine is friendship, we can call it as the construction of collective memories. This was one of the particularities of one of our wine matching trials with the food. This time we accompany the wine with cheeses and grilled meats.   Manuel...

Quo Vadis Niepoort?

Quo Vadis Niepoort?

Quo Vadis Niepoort? Quo Vadis Niepoort? Dirk Niepoort was at the forefront of the great Portuguese wine revolution of the 1990s. The Redoma wines are an icon of that decade. And at the beginning of the new century, to the great gaiety of the oenophiles, behold the...

Tours

BLIND TASTING with the people of QUINTA DA PELLADA

BLIND TASTING with the people of QUINTA DA PELLADA

Once or twice a year, there's a blind trial with the people from Quinta da Pellada, blind to them. For we take the wines, and the Eng Álvaro is responsible for the food. Sometimes (as this time) occurs in the house of the Engineer. Other times, we visit restaurants...

VISIT to NOÉLIA’s RESTAURANT

VISIT to NOÉLIA’s RESTAURANT

                The Noélia Restaurant is one of those places where you always want to go back. And why is that? Simple: because the food is good and authentic! Yu is a full-handed cook, and does not turn its back on the Algarve Identity. The fish and the typical...

Visit to Barbeito – Part 2 – Talking to Ricardo Diogo Freitas

Visit to Barbeito – Part 2 – Talking to Ricardo Diogo Freitas

                                                                                      Visit to Barbeito                                                                                               Part 2...

Visit to Herdade da Maroteira

Visit to Herdade da Maroteira

Herdade da Maroteira is an agricultural property belonging to one of the Anglo-Portuguese families, established in the Alentejo Region, for more than five generations. It is located 7.5 km from the center of Redondo and 48 km from the border. It is half-walled with...

DiNNER/WINE TASTING IN HERDADE DA MAROTEIRA

DiNNER/WINE TASTING IN HERDADE DA MAROTEIRA

DiNNER/WINE TASTING IN HERDADE DA MAROTEIRA After a beautiful journey in the Herdade da Maroteira, it is time to go to Aldeia da Serra, a quiet, sober and silent village, very close by. Hotel Convento de São Paulo is also right there. The weather is fine, late...

Quinta da Pellada Visit – Part 3

Quinta da Pellada Visit – Part 3

QUINTA DA PELLADA PART III LUNCH and TASTING in the RESTAURANT CABEÇO DAS FRAGAS The restaurant Cabeço das Fragas-Gastronomic room-located next to the EN 338 flanked by the “Albergaria Senhora do Espinheiro-Aldeia da Serra” in the most enchanting and imposing mountain...