Archive for the 'Port wine' Category

Winebar cafe ‘AI MOURARIA’ Lisbon: delicious Portuguese wine in historical area, sunny terrace, tapas, Amália, Pessoa & starting point tourist attraction old tram 28

Tweet Wine is one of the best national products of Portugal. Every glass of wine is best enjoyed in good company! There’s a new, cafe, wine & tapas bar in Lisbon:  ‘AI MOURARIA’, next to the starting point of old TRAM 28, a very popular tourist attraction. Happy New Year! Feliz Natal! New wine & tapas bar ‘AI MOURARIA’ […]

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

Tweet 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 […]

‘Os Goliardos’ (The Goliards) Wine Cellar Bar in Lisbon: real passion for wine & unique selection

Tweet There are not many real Wine Bars in Lisbon and this is a special one! In ‘the Goliards’ cellar you will find a selection of wines that were discovered directly on the production site, after a lot of frantic visits to different regions in Portugal, France, Spain and Italy. They are unique wines, a lot […]

Unique Glória funicular Lisbon to bohemian, nightlife and shopping area Bairro Alto, viewpoint São Pedro de Alcântara, WiFi & port wine

Tweet The unique funicular Elevador da Glória, makes the connection between Restauradores and bohemian, nightlife and shopping area Bairro Alto on a 265 metres journey (up or down the hill) to viewpoint Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara with magnificent views on the Castelo de São Jorge. The Glória funicular was opened in 1885 and in February […]

Market Mercado da Ribeira (River) near Cais do Sodré train station Lisbon: from hot ‘piri-piri’ to fresh fish, food, funeral flowers & new hotspot Food Hall: inside and outside gastronomical area

Tweet Near the Cais do Sodre train station, on the other side of the road, you will see the beautiful building of the Mercado da Ribeira (market near the river, since 1882), topped with a Moorish-style dome. Worth a visit! Market Mercado da Ribeira, near the river Tejo, Lisbon Market: open daily 05:00 – 14:00. Closed […]

Napoleão shops Lisbon: (vintage) port, olive oil, good wines, Ginja, azulejos (Portuguese tiles) & Napoleon, the french emperor

Tweet Around 1974, after the Portuguese revolution, the Napoleão family in Lisbon started selling wines and Port wines in Lisbon. A quite  peculiar name for a Portuguese family of course, but the explanation is a simple one. Portugal was once occupied by France for a short period of time and like in other European countries Napoleon obliged […]