Wine from Alentejo, 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 »

Snapshot of Portugal: Wines of Alentejo, Algarve, Setúbal and Tejo

The well-attended recent Portuguese VINIPAX consumer wine fair in the Beja municipality in Southern Portugal offered the opportunity for local residents to sample the new breed of quality wines, and… More »

Visit to Herdade da Mingorra

In connection with the Portuguese VINIPAX consumer wine fair in the Beja municipality in Southern Portugal a group of international journalists from FIJEV visited several producers, among them Herdade da… More »

Visiting Herdade dos Grous in Alentejo

What an interesting visit to Herdade dos Grous in Alentejo, Portugal. Our hosts for the afternoon of tasting and lunch was the handsome, articulate chief winemaker Luis Duarte and his… More »

Esporao Comes to NYC

Fabulous tasting today of Esporao white wines at the Ritz Carlton today. If you do not know Herdade do Esporao. it is one of the most exciting wineries in Alentejo,… More »

Visiting Santos Jorge Winery in Alentejo

“What a cold day to be in New York!” I say to Jorge Manual Tavares da Costa and his wife Carla, the proud owners of Santos Jorge winery in Alentejo,… More »

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