Archive for the 'Ginja' Category

Ginja liqueur in Mouraria Lisbon : tiny tavern ‘Os amigos da Severa’ (first fado singer) & spontaneous fado performance

Planning a trip to Lisbon? A must-try is to taste a delicious liqueur: Ginja!  Very popular, also affectionally known as Ginjinha. You can taste it in many places in Lisbon. I love this little cafe in the historic area of Mouraria: ‘Os Amigos da Severa’ (friends of Maria Severa, considered as the first fado singer). Tavern ‘Os Amigos da Severa’ Mouraria […]

The Napoleão wine shops in Lisbon, Ginja, Ramos Pinto, the magic of vintage Port & free shipping

Vintage port is made only in exceptional years, must be bottled within 2 years of the harvest date and be 100 % wine from that harvest. The magic of Vintage Port is different in every phase: as a young wine its captures the useful fruit characters, then after 20 years or more the effects of […]

Cafe ‘A Ginjinha’ Rossio, best place in Lisbon to enjoy a Ginja (liqueur made of berries), spit the pit & a city center tourist attraction

Try a typical Portuguese liqueur: Cafe ‘A Ginjinha’ is a city center tourist attraction. When walking to ‘Restauradores’ or ‘Rossio’ , a lively area, in Lisbon’s city center, be sure to stop at the ‘A Ginjinha’ cafe, Largo de São Domingos 8 Cafe ‘A Ginjinha’ Rossio Lisbon near Teatro Theater Nacional Doña Maria II This is a […]