Wine from Portugal


Visiting Alentejo & Beja in Portugal

Portugal is famous for many things – the gorgeous sun, the friendly people, the great beaches, and of course its place in history. Though most people think of Portuguese wine… More »

Sao Miguel

Visit to Herdades Sao Miguel in Alentejo

You must have heard about Amphora wines… These wines, aged in large clay vessels, are the newest “old” trend in winemaking. Only the countries of Georgia and Portugal have used… More »

A Visit to Herdade do Freixo in Alentejo

“Welcome,” says Lisa, a friendly young woman from the hospitality department of Herdade do Freixo, welcoming us from our bus to the gorgeous vineyards of the estate. It is a… More »

Visiting Adega Mayor Winery in Alentejo

Do you love coffee? Wine? This high-end winery is a tribute its founder philanthropist Rui Nabeiro, who found a coffee empire and translated into a shrine for wine. The Adega… More »

torres de palma

Visiting Torre de Palma in Alentejo

Ah, Alentejo. Land of enchantment. We enjoyed visiting the extremely picturesque Torre de Palma winery, a gorgeous estate that would not look out of place in Bordeaux. It is actually… More »

herdades das servas

Visiting Herdade das Servas in Alentejo

The formal tour of the Alentejo wineries begins with Herdade das Servas  owned by the Serrano Miro family. The family has been  making wine here for generations. After we drive… More »


Discovering Alentejo Wines #vinhodealentejo

Fabulous seminar on wines of Alentejo today led by the charming and always interesting Evan Goldstein MS. Wines of Alentejo have been fabulous since Roman times, and in the last… More »

Madeira Dining: Chalet Vicente Restaurant #MadeiraUSA

Chalet Vicente Restaurant for Fun Lively Dining The first thing you notice when you walk from the sidewalk to the Chalet Vicente restaurant is the welcoming bright lights and the… More »

Visiting Henriques & Henriques: #MadeiraUSA

Great visit with Henriques & Henriques CEO Humberto Jardim The Henriques & Henriques wine lodge and shop is located in a lively part of the city, with gorgeous views and… More »

old winemakers

Visit & Tasting at the Madeira Wine Embroidery & Handicraft Institute #MadeiraUSA

Rubina Vieira Introduces Madeira Wine Like Madeira wine? Rubina Vieira, Chefe da Camera de Provadores (chief of the tasting room) has been working in the Madeira Wine  Institute for 15… More »

Lunch at Lagar Restaurant in Madeira #MadeiraUSA

Enjoy a Variety of Roasted Meat? Lagar is a very famous restaurant in Madeira, known for its specialty in a style of meat which is brought to the table in… More »

Wine regions in Portugal

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