The Best Portugal Blog

Check our travel tips, wine stories and thoughts about the best of our country!

Wine and Food

Profile of the wine tourist in Portugal: What’s in it for you?

What is the profile of the wine tourist in Portugal? At what point can it be interesting for you as a traveler and wine lover? Well, it’s fundamental, because if for some reason you identify with a specific profile, it’s all the more reason to go on a wine tour in Portugal. But to continue …

Profile of the wine tourist in Portugal: What’s in it for you? Read More »

admin

0 Comments

Wine and Food

The Ongoing Dispute Between Wine Purists and Mainstream Producers.

Wine and Food If you’re an ordinary wine drinker, someone who pops into a grocery for tonight’s Chardonnay, chances are that you’re unaware of an increasingly high-pitched crusade being waged in the fine-wine aisle. We present you a very good article of Matt Kramer (wine Spectator) about the struggle between the 2 main wine factions: …

The Ongoing Dispute Between Wine Purists and Mainstream Producers. Read More »

admin

0 Comments

Wine and Food

The Douro Natural Conditions for Port Benefit Also Still Wines

Wine and Food The Douro, given its unique natural qualities for the production of excellence wines and their long history – a true human saga of 250 years – is a choice destination. Between Barqueiros and Barca d’Alva the wild slopes of the valley turn into ledges, creating an impressive landscape, considered World Heritage in …

The Douro Natural Conditions for Port Benefit Also Still Wines Read More »

admin

0 Comments

Wine and Food

Blending Portuguese Red Wine in Douro

Wine and Food The Portuguese in this region are masters at blending several grape varieties producing delicious wines with premium blends. Winemakers from all over the world dream of Lisboa’s blending expertise and many fly all the way here to taste and experience it. They are friendly, they’re cheap and they’re easy to drink; three …

Blending Portuguese Red Wine in Douro Read More »

admin

0 Comments

Wine and Food

Three Simple Ways to Make your Wine Taste Better

Wine and Food Let’s start off by agreeing that serving wine is not complicated. Most guests will just be happy to enjoy the wine with you – and are not going to worry if you err on some of the finer points. But there are a few simple things to keep in mind that will …

Three Simple Ways to Make your Wine Taste Better Read More »

admin

0 Comments

Wine and Food

Criteria for Picking a Good Wine Store

Wine and Food Sizing up a wine merchant is similar to sizing up any other specialty retailer. The main criteria for picking a wine shop are fair prices, a wide selection, staff expertise, and service. Also, the shop you choose must store its wines correctly. If you care about wine and want to drink better …

Criteria for Picking a Good Wine Store Read More »

admin

0 Comments