Tag: Porto

Wort Wine Day Regatta

Portugal’s Port Wine Day, Fourth Edition

Innovative, informative and crowd-pleasing—Port Wine Day celebrates the wine that made Portugal’s Douro Valley famous. The events of Port Wine Day commemorate the day...
Essência do Vinho, Porto

It’s February–Let’s celebrate Portuguese wine!

It’s February, and time to celebrate Portuguese wine! Essência do Vinho, the country’s most important wine fair, has just concluded in Porto. Simplesmente Vinho,...
Serralves

Serralves

Porto's Serralves Park and Museum for Contemporary Art offers free entry the first Sunday of each month. Any time, though, Serralves is worth a...
Fos Velha

Foz Velha

Visitors to Porto sometimes make it to "Old Foz" without knowing they've done it! A ride on the eléctrico (Tram Line 1) takes riders...
Sao Pedro da Afurada

São Pedro da Afurada

A fishing village beneath the Arrábida Bridge between Porto and Gaia is a colorful gateway to the coastal beaches of Gaia. It's also home...
Tasting port with a view

Tasting port with a view in Porto

Our first house guests in Porto provided Tom and me with an always-welcomed opportunity for tasting port with a view. We took our guests...
Taste Porto cooking class

Cooking Portuguese in a townhouse kitchen

From the moment we knocked on the townhouse door, we knew we were in for something special. Welcomed into the reception area-cum-shop, we had...
Graham's 1952 Single Harvest Tawny Port

Tasting the Colheitas of Graham’s

"Isn't that cool?!" exclaimed our host, raising a goblet of amber-hued liquid and gesturing with it to the distant corners of Palacio do Bolsa's...
View from Taylor's Port Lodge in Vila Nova de Gaia

On the move with Anita’s Feast

* An almost endless horizon * Artful expression underfoot and on our plates * * The smell, feel and taste of the sea * Welcoming...
Summer in Porto, Portugal: holiday inspiration where the Douro meets the sea!

Eating light in Porto, Portugal

The food of northern Portugal is famously hearty--and very often, meat-centric. In Porto, as elsewhere in Portugal, portions at traditional restaurants can be generous...
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