vinhos fortificados
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FORTIFIED WINES OF PORTUGAL

They are historical and world famous, they are sweet, strong and they are Portuguese! I’m talking the 4 fortified wines of Portugal Portugal is arguably the country with the most types of fortified wine recognized worldwide: Porto…
bucelas capital do arinto
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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…
Casal Santa Maria © Entre Vinhas
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CASAL SANTA MARIA

What do you plan to do at the age of 95? Plant a vineyard and start a wine project? Maybe not... but that is exactly what Baron Bodo von Bruemmer did at Casal Santa Maria   But going back a little bit. Walking through the gardens of…
vinho de carcavelos
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CARCAVELOS WINES

Conde de Oeiras - mostly known as Marquês de Pombal - was a great lover and promoter of Carcavelos wines   I've known Carcavelos wine for a few years and that's why I thought its existence was well known. But when a friend told me that she…
vinhos de colares
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COLARES WINES

It is one of the smallest wine regions in the country and its vineyards are planted in sand soil, I'm talking about Colares! I confess that the Colares wine region is one of the regions that fascinates me the most in Portugal. And to explain…

Casa Santos Lima

Founded in the 19th century, Casa Santos Lima opened this year a modern visitor center!   I have known Casa Santos Lima (CSL) wines for many years and have always been fond of them, especially the wide range of single grape variety trademarks…

Quinta do Gradil

Quinta do Gradil it's an excellent place to learn more about wines of Lisbon wine region   I knew beforehand that Marquês do Pombal was a man of sophisticated taste that held up for Portuguese wine. What I didn’t know was that Gradil…

Manzwine

The calm village of Cheleiros has no longer been the same after the arrival of the Manz family!   In 2004, the Manz family found in this village, belonging to the borough of Mafra, the perfect place to bring the wine producing dream to…