Archive for the 'Ginja' Category

Tasting Ginja liqueur in Lisbon is a ‘must try’ : tavern ‘Os amigos da Severa’ (‘Friends of Severa’, first fado singer), owner sr. António, fashionable area Mouraria & free fado performance

Planning a trip to Lisbon? A must-try is to taste a delicious liqueur: Ginja. Very popular, also affectionally known as Ginjinha. Tavern ‘Os Amigos da Severa’ Mouraria Lisbon & owner sr. António Pais serving Ginja liqueur In the partly renewed and nowadays trendy area Mouraria (a very old Moorish quarter in Lisbon), there’s a tiny tavern called ‘Os Amigos da Severa’ […]

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 […]

Free Wine & Port tastings at wine shop ADIVINHO, a beautiful Pombal wine cellar in Lisbon

Portugal is the seventh-largest wine producer in the world and well-known for its Port wine. When you visit Lisbon don’t miss the lovely wine selection at ADIVINHO (off of Madalena, Travessa do Almada no. 24), in an old 150 m2 wine cellar. Good selection, reasonable prices. Philippe Do Rosario and his wife Marie-Aude give personalized advices. […]

Lovely historical place, bohemian atmosphere: Lisbons’ Restaurant ‘Merca Tudo’, great food, beautiful 80 years (!) old fridge & Fidel Castro family story

A little bit hidden in a typical narrow Portuguese street you will find restaurant/bar ‘Merca Tudo’, located Rua do Merca-Tudo 4, near Largo Conde-Barão, in an historical building decorated with original azulejos (Portuguese tiles). A popular place by actors and artists. Restaurant/bar ‘Merca Tudo’ Lisbon Soft background music like French chansons or jazz, create an atmosphere like being in […]

Cafe ‘A Ginjinha’ Rossio, best place in Lisbon to enjoy a Ginja (liqueur made of berries), sticky pavement & 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 10 minutes walk […]