Nov 7, 2022
TAWNY PORT 101 + And Our Tawny Port Spiked Pumpkin Pie!
Take your Tawny Port understanding full circle by not only learning 101 and pairing tips but also infusing America’s favorite Thanksgiving dessert with this golden nectar!
Oct 6, 2022
Beyond Port: Porto's top spots to enjoy tea, coffee, beer & wine
While the city of Porto is most famously known for Port wine, it is home to a vibrant culture of alternative libations. From tea to coffee to wine and craft beer, this post covers our top spots to imbibe beyond Port wine in Porto.
Jul 19, 2022
Farah’s Guide to Enjoying Port Part 2: Serving and Storing
Today's deep dive into Port covers some of the most frequent questions we get about serving and storing Port wine; from glassware to temperature to the question ... "How long can I store opened Port wine?" and "Should I store it in the fridge?"!
Jul 11, 2022
Farah’s Guide to Enjoying Port Part 1: Port Styles
This two-part blog series will give you some tips and tricks to savor and share Port, in all its White, Rosé, Ruby, Tawny, Late Bottled Vintage (LBV) and Vintage expressions, like a pro. We will start with a recap of Port styles and what’s most important to consider for each before, during and after popping your next bottle.
Jun 21, 2022
Porto’s Best Port Tasting Experience, If You Can’t Make it out to Douro
Our recommendations for Porto’s best cellars, bars and restaurants where you can learn about and taste great Port without even leaving the city.
Apr 29, 2022
Douro Valley beyond wine: hiking, markets, monuments, and more!
Today's post steps out of the wine bubble to appreciate the wide range of wonderful resources and experiences Douro Valley has to offer for other traveler interests! This guide breaks down our top cultural, gastronomic & historical sites.
Apr 1, 2022
Portuguese Olive Oil 101
At Farah Trading Co, we LOVE Portuguese olive oil. While a daily staple and our top selling import, the history and modern day production of this "liquid gold" is often overlooked. Learn about the early and tumultuous history behind this prized product and what makes Portuguese olive oil so special.
Mar 23, 2022
An Overview of Traditional Portuguese Food
Learn about Portugal's unique regional foods from the North, Center, South and islands hone historic events and cultures that helped shape Portugal’s rich and diverse gastronomy over centuries.
Feb 26, 2022
An Overview of Portugal's Islands: Madeira and the Azores
Just off the coast of Portugal lie Madeira, the Azores and a whole other balmy, peaceful, striking and unique slice of water-bound Portuguese life to discover.
Feb 3, 2022
Port Rosé 101 & our Port Rosé Tonic Recipe
300+ years of production, modern winemaking technology, and adventurous winemakers have given us a fresh new version of this traditional, fortified wine. Enter Port Rosé , the newest Port on the block!
Jan 8, 2022
Douro Valley Restaurants & Must Try Regional Dishes
Douro’s gastronomic treasures include hearty and flavorful dishes that fuel workers and families, fresh local produce, and centuries-old cooking techniques that are still upheld in typical restaurants or respectfully “updated” by local chefs.
Jan 5, 2022
Sardine Nutrition & Our Sardine Red Pepper Tart Tatin
Learn about the benefits of canned sardines and check out our savoury sardine tart recipe; packed with both flavor and nutrition.