Nelson Carvalheiro

Ambassador and Travel Consultant at Wine Tourism in Portugal

Nelson Carvalheiro is a Travel Writer and Photographer inspired by the soul and sense of place of the locations he visits, the people he meets and the food he tastes.

Having worked in Portugal as a luxury hotel manager for many years, Nelson is now dedicated to helping his fellow travellers who are looking for advice, but mostly, to inspiring people with his passion for travelling and discovering new places and cultures. More about Nelson Carvalheiro at

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Alentejo Best Wine & Food Experiences

Posted by Nelson Carvalheiro on 17-May-2016 18:00:00

We have been publishing sections of Nelson Carvalheiro's Alentejo Wine Travel Guide where he shares his thoughts and expert advice from this Alentejo experience organized by Wine Tourism in Portugal - the main wine tourism booking portal in Portugal.
This last part focus on the best food and wine experiences Alentejo has to offer. Filled with excellent recommendations of great wines and delicious foods, this is a guide you absolutely can't miss.

Alentejo Wine Travel Guide - Monte da Ravasqueira - Wine & Food Experience

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Best Restaurants in the Alentejo

Posted by Nelson Carvalheiro on 10-May-2016 06:00:00

After Wine Tourism in Portugal organized a Alentejo wine travel for Nelson Carvalheiro, he shared his experience in a complete Alentejo Wine Travel Guide, already published on our blog.
We are now republishing it by categories and dedicate this article to the Best Restaurants in the Alentejo.
Alentejo Best Restaurants - Adega Mayor

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Best Wine Hotels and Wineries in Alentejo

Posted by Nelson Carvalheiro on 03-May-2016 10:10:54

Invited by Wine Tourism in Portugal, Nelson Carvalheiro travelled, explored and experienced the best Alentejo has to offer. The result was the ultimate Alentejo Wine Travel Guide that was already published on our blog.
To make sure you don't miss out on anything, we are now publishing it segmented by categories.
This first part focuses on the Alentejo Best Wine Hotels and Best Wineries.

Alentejo Wine Travel Guide - L'AND Vineyards Hotel - Regional Wine&Food

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Topics: Wine Tours Alentejo Wine Experiences Wine Tourism Wineries

Alentejo Wine Travel Guide

Posted by Nelson Carvalheiro on 28-Apr-2016 19:11:15

During the first couple of weeks of April 2016, I was a guest of Wine Tourism in Portugalthe main wine tourism booking portal in Portugal, in the Alentejo to write de Alentejo Wine Travel Guide. My mission was to explore what the NY Times described as the “New Tuscany”, offering you the ultimate guide to travelling the Alentejo through its wine. In this guide, you will find recommendations for the best wine hotels, the best Restaurants, the Best Wineries, the Best Food&Wine experiences in the Alentejo.
Alentejo Wine Travel Guide - Herdade dos Grous with Chef Rui Prado

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2016 the Year of Wine Tourism in Portugal by Nelson Carvalheiro

Posted by Nelson Carvalheiro on 02-Feb-2016 17:01:51

Believing that wine is one of Portugal's greatest exports, Wine Tourism in Portugal set out to harness, in one single portal, the very best of the wine travel reality in Portugal. Half way along the road, they picked me up to advise one of their private tours, while sharing my ideas and vision on how to transform the present wine tourism in Portugal reality into something desirable for the international wine motivated consumer.

Almost a year later and after important wine territorial journeys that allowed me to gain precious insight on what travelling through Portugal through wine is all about, I can say that wine is on the brink of becoming a major tourism product for the Portuguese Market- Comparable to food (in my opinion the most important), the diversity of Portuguese landscape, the kindness of its people, the value for money and the ever-present fair weather, Portuguese Wine is something that all travellers look forward to when coming to Portugal.

Nelson Carvalheiro Wine Cruise in Douro 

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The Yeatman Gastronomic Restaurant by Nelson Carvalheiro

Posted by Nelson Carvalheiro on 18-Dec-2015 11:00:00

There are some restaurants in Portugal that are special, mainly because they are much more than restaurants. The Restaurant at the Yeatman Hotel, in Porto, is one of them and I am lucky enough to be here writing this review!

The Yeatman Gastronomic Restaurant is surely the best Michelin star Restaurant in Portugal. A second Michelin Star certainly due!

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