Wine Regions in Portugal
Jul 31, 2022
Visiting Funchal, Madeira
Funchal, a place where nature and culture thrives, is the perfect base to explore the tropical island of Madeira. Whether you’re arriving by cruise or plane, our guide covers the top things to do, eat and see in Funchal to help you make the most of your visit.
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.
Jan 4, 2022
Farah’s Top 5 Douro Valley Wineries
Our team of wine importers have picked our top five Douro Valley wineries where you can wine taste and take in the Douro Valley's stunning vineyard-terraced views, and the valley’s fascinating heritage.
Dec 28, 2021
How to Visit the Douro Valley from Porto
There are a host of ways to arrive at the vineyards wineries and small towns of the Douro Valley - each method having its own perks. Here are our top picks for the adventurous traveler to the luxe traveler!
Dec 26, 2021
Douro Valley Towns and Hotels
Deciding to stay in a town or at a Quinta will shape your Douro Valley experience differently. In this post we chronicle our top picks for Douro Valley towns, hotels and Quintas.
Sep 22, 2021
An Overview of the Douro Valley: Wines, Ports, Vines and Land
In a sea of Portugal’s granite cobblestone streets, Portugal's Douro Valley is an island of schist. Learn about the unique topography, soils, grapes and wine styles that make this UNESCO World Heritage region so unique.
May 26, 2021
5 Reasons to visit Taboadella in Portugal’s Dão Region
The Dão wine region, located in central Portugal between Lisbon and Porto, is commonly considered the Portuguese Burgundy! The region is filled with amazing towns and dozens of little wine producers - our top pick for a visit is Taboadella, a stunning winery that shows off modern and sustainable features while maintaining its traditional heritage.
May 21, 2021
Check Out Our Interview in Imbibe Magazine!
We were thrilled to be interviewed about the Douro Valley for the May/June edition of Imbibe Magazine! We discussed the growing popularity of still wines from the region, misconceptions about Port and the challenges global warming brings to grape growing grapes in this rugged terrain!
May 12, 2021
5 reasons to visit Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo, in the Douro Valley
The reasons are endless to visit any winery in the Douro Valley - this UNESCO world heritage site is a bucket list travel destination, especially if you are a wine lover! Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo is a must visit of the Douro - with breathtaking views this winery hotel is perched right above the river.
May 7, 2021
Douro Valley Seasons & When to Visit
Locals say a year in Douro Valley is made up of nine months of winter and three of hell. While Portuguese are self-proclaimed dramatists, the region and its offerings change with the seasons. This guide will help you pick the best one for you!
Apr 16, 2021
5 reasons to include Quinta do Tedo on your next trip to Portugal
A visit to Quinta do Tedo's estate is the perfect way to experience the Douro terroir in all its glory: walk the vineyards, taste their Douro wines and Ports, try their olive oil, hike amazing natural trails and have delightful meals standing over a breathtaking view of the Douro river. Come for the day or book a stay!