Porto Best European Destination 2017

Posted by Filipe Teixeira on 03-Feb-2017 21:00:00

Porto was elected best European destination in 2012, 2014 and now again for 2017. What makes this city so appealing?


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Topics: Porto Portugal City Breaks Getaways Awards Port Wine

2015 Harvest Report in Portugal - Good wines?

Posted by João Guedes on 28-Dec-2015 11:00:00

Do you remember the fabulous and unforgettable year 2011, right?

Proudly we had six Portuguese wines, including three in the top 10 in the first four places, by the prestigious North American magazine Wine Spectator on the “Top 100 Wines of 2014", five of which were from 2011 vintage.


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Topics: Wine & Food Awards Wine harvest

Porto Will Host Next Great Wine Capitals' Event in 2016

Posted by Wine Tourism in Portugal on 17-Nov-2015 11:10:00

Porto was chosen to host the next Great Wine Capital's Event between 5th and 11th November 2016!

For 2016, the event's theme will be Wine and Nature, and will bring to Porto the best of wine tourism worldwide. The announcement was made at this year's event held in Bilbao, after the event that established the winners of the "Best of Wine Tourism 2016 " international awards.

In this year's edition, Porto represented the wines from Douro, Porto and Vinho Verde, and Portugal won several awards in the wine tourism category.


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Topics: Porto Awards

5 Portuguese Wines on Wine Spectator's Top 100 2015

Posted by Wine Tourism in Portugal on 16-Nov-2015 18:00:38

Every year, around mid November, we wait with expectation for the Wine Spectator Wines of The Year and its famous Top 100 list.

Only the best wines of the World are featured on this list and this year there are five Portuguese wines on Wine Spectator's Top 100 Wines of 2015. Check which Portuguese wines are featured on the list.

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Topics: Wine & Food Awards

Portugal Wins 17 Awards at the World Luxury Hotel Awards!

Posted by Wine Tourism in Portugal on 28-Oct-2015 16:10:00

The awards in Portugal can't stop coming! This time, Portugal was awarded important titles in the World Luxury Hotel Awards, a global organization which provides luxury hotels with recognition for their excellence in service as well as in world class accommodation units and facilities.

The prizes are awarded to luxury hotels all over the world, in different categories on a global, continent and country basis, encouraging the increasing service standards within the luxury hotel industry.

Portugal has 17 hotels awarded in different categories. Check the list below!

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Topics: Wine hotels Awards

Congratulations Portuguese Wines - Great Awards and Distinctions

Posted by Rita Saraiva on 21-Oct-2015 13:44:00

It's no news that Portuguese wines are being more and more recognized world-wide, arousing curiosity from both wine lovers or enthusiasts as well as experts.

This week, there are two Portuguese wine brands in the limelight: Quinta da Pacheca and Quinta do Vallado!

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Topics: Douro Wine Tours Awards

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