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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 Bilton, living in Hong Kong, tastes a Portuguese…

Quinta Dos Santos

A vineyard, a brewery and a tapas bar all within two years seems mission impossible ... but not for Quinta Dos Santos!   On a sunny November day, I hit the road to the Algarve to visit this recent wine producer, attracted initially by…

Quinta de La Rosa

Quinta de La Rosa has withstood 100 years of a long and troubled history that only made it stronger and proud of its wines!   I have to confess that I'm slightly jealous (in a good way!) of Claire Feueheerd for having received as a gift…

Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo

From the top of the terraces, the Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo overlooks the river and welcomes many visitors   There were brave men those who, until the 60's, defied Douro currents in a superhuman effort, carrying in the rabelo…

HERDADE DO ESPORÃO

A pioneer in wine tourism in Portugal, Herdade do Esporão invites you to "Live the Territory" and get to know the wine and olive oil production in a very good Alentejo experience!   For those who know the Portuguese wines, Herdade do…

RIBAFREIXO WINES

Ribafreixo winery is a good example that wines are a passion and a dream that can come true in any moment!   The initial plan of this business man Mário Pinheiro when returning to Portugal, after a long season in South Africa, was to…

Companhia das Lezírias

In Companhia das Lezírias, the wine grows among horses and owls   I spent a whole day at Companhia das Lezírias, and it wasn’t enough to see not even half of the 18.000 hectares (roughly 44.500 acres) that make the estate. And since…

Paço dos Cunhas de Santar

Paço dos Cunhas de Santar puts together good vibes and good flavours!   The estate, Cunhas de Santar family’s Palace, is located in the Dão region, in Santar to be more precise, a small town where typical homes are built with rough…

Herdade do Sobroso

In wide Alentejo, in Vidigueira to be more precise, I found a traditional midi grange combined with the northern feeling and hospitality   Since 2002, Filipe and Sofia, the owners, both from Oporto, found in this southern piece of land…