When Should We Use Bigger Wine Bottles?

Posted by João Guedes on 27-Aug-2015 11:00:00

The case is not new: you are planning a great dinner with friends and you question yourself about the amount of bottles... Does the word Magnum sounds familiar to you?


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Topics: Wine & Food

Best Wine Harvest Tours in Portugal

Posted by Rita Saraiva on 24-Aug-2015 12:00:00

This year the harvest season starts early. A dry year with mild and hot temperatures during the year make it possible to be a part of the harvest process already in August. The harvest in Portugal is one of the oldest wine-related activities, and the most authentic and traditional one. The vineyards are filled with workers and excitement to pick the grapes that will make some of the finest wines in the world.

If you are passionate about wine, don't miss these wine tours during the harvest season! See our suggestions and choose the best wine harvest tours for you.


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Topics: Douro Wine Tours Alentejo Vinho Verde Harvest

CONTEST - Win a Wine Harvest Experience in Douro

Posted by Wine Tourism in Portugal on 20-Aug-2015 09:02:00

Would you like to take part in one of the most authentic and traditional activities in Douro?



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Topics: Douro Harvest

How to plan a Three-Day Tour in Douro and Porto

Posted by Mariana Pinto on 12-Aug-2015 12:13:00

Travelling is always a good idea but sometimes planning a journey gets tiresome, you come home at night and don't feel like spending hours in front of the computer searching for the right hotel and things to do. So relax, grab a glass of wine and sit back while we plan you a three-day tour in Douro for you.

Douro is the oldest wine Demarcated Region in the world and the grape varietals in this region are known (and well appreciated) worldwide. It was in this region that Port wine, the main ambassador for the Portuguese wines, was born, but recently event its table wines are being awarded internationally.

In this 3-day tour in Douro you will find a bit more about the history of the region, while enjoying the breathtaking landscapes of the region and, of course, tasting the famous wines from Douro. All of our suggestions have taken all the distances and duration of the experiences into account.


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Topics: Douro Wine Tours

How To Chill Wine in a Few Minutes

Posted by João Guedes on 05-Aug-2015 16:30:00

Have you ever experienced one of these situations?

That White Wine, Rosé or Sparkling that should always be chilled for every occasion, turns out to be stored in your pantry or cellar, not fresh at all, at environment temperature. As a guest you go to a friend's dinner party, you bring the wine without being chill. You have guests at home, but with the enthusiasm of the party, you run out of cool wine. You come home at the end of the day and all you desire is that cool refreshing glass of wine after a stressful day at work.

Wine tips, how to cool wine

The solution is simple. If you want to learn how to cool wine in some record time, here is what you will need.

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Topics: Wine & Food

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