Entries by Entrevinhas

MYTHS ABOUT WINE TOURISM

“Wine tourism is not for everyone, only for those who know a lot about wine, for those who have money, or for wineries with accommodation…” No, no, no Today I will undo the Myths about Wine tourism I discovered wine tourism 8 years ago and I was fascinated as I could in such a perfect […]

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BUCELAS WINE REGION

Bucelas is the capital of Arinto and one of the smallest demarcated regions in the country. An amazing wine region in the outskirts of Lisbon It is really a shame that I have traveled all over the world visiting wine countries and traveled Portugal from north to south and never had been to Bucelas wine […]

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WINE TOURISM DURING PANDEMIC

“How to keep wine tourism going during the pandemic?” is the question that everyone in this sector wants to know. It takes some effort and creativity, but it is possible! Since March, many producers had to initially close their doors, then slowly reopen, but always with many restrictions. Insecurity is in place and if international […]

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A DAY AT ADEGA MAYOR

I spent a whole day exploring and getting to know Adega Mayor in Alto Alentejo About 4 years ago I visited Adega Mayor for the first time. It was a great wine tourism experience, a visit with wine tasting and picnic in the water mirror that covers the design cellar. I wrote everything in this […]

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HOWARD’S FOLLY

Howard’s Folly is a winery that brings together art, dreams and different cultures from around the world that is reflected in the food and its wines It all starts when Englishman Howard Bilden, living in Hong Kong, tastes a Portuguese wine that really loves. In such a way the wine impresses him that he insists […]

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MORGADO DO QUINTÃO

Will there be many places where you can have a picnic in the shade of an ancient olive tree? At Morgado do Quintão it is possible and it’s unforgettable!   Lately, I have been committed to discovering more of the wines of the Algarve and to prove that this region also has a lot and […]

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ERVIDEIRA

With a century and a half of tradition in winemaking, Ervideira keeps growing and goes from the Alentejo to the rest of the country   When we hear about centuries-old wine producers, whose production has spanned four or five generations, I dare to say that our mind immediately travels to the center and north of […]

HOW TO PLAN A WINE TRIP IN 8 STEPS

Planning a trip is not always simple and in wine tourism there are even more details to consider! I tell you how I plan a wine trip in 8 steps   Finally the world starts to breathe again, it is slowly returning to its rhythm and opening its doors. Cellar doors included! Gradually, wine producers […]

Caminhos Cruzados

Caminhos Cruzados is the most recent wine project in the region, considering itself as the “new Dão” – a young, modern and bold Dão   When I heard that a new design cellar by a recent Dão producer had opened, I was immediately curious. Curious to the point of getting in the car and driving […]