portuguese wine

Olives are inescapable in the Algarve - and rightly so!

Algarve Diet Recognised by UNESCO

There’s no question that food is an important part of life here in the Algarve. Before tourism, the region was largely devoted to fishing and agriculture, with figs, almonds and oranges all grown in abundance. The trees still dominate the…

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Portuguese wine winners - the reds
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Award-winning Wines from Lidl

Lidl in Portugal enjoys a more mainstream supermarket reputation than it does in the UK. Shopping there provides some excellent bargains and access to a number of products that have won leading magazine taste-testing accolades over recent years. Lidl’s wine…

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Portuguese wine review - Monte dos Amigos
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Rosé Wine Review – Monte dos Amigos

With long summer nights spent barbecuing on the balcony and eating outside, we have begun to try a selection of rosé wines that we haven’t tasted before. This week we chose Monte dos Amigos, which is a blend of aragonez,…

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