Portugal: Adegga Wine Market 2018 etc.

Increasingly I think if I wasn't trying to cover Loire wines in some detail I would look to explore and write more about Portuguese wines. There is an excitement and energy here in Portugal with many wines offering great value and quality and lots of new projects going on.   The striking view from Saturday's …

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Adegga Wine Market 1st December Lisbon – tasting wines from Casa de Mouraz

 2015 António, Loureiro, Vinho Verde,  Lopes Ribeiro, Casa de Mouraz The latest edition of the Adegga Wine Market was held on Friday 1st December at the Lisbon Marriott Hotel. Once again it appeared to be a great success. I started off in the Premium Room where there was a opportunity to taste just under 60 …

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Adegga Wine Market Lisbon 1st December 2017 @Marriott Hotel, Lisboa

Friday 1st December sees the 2017 winter edition of the Adegga Wine Market, which will again be held at the Lisbon Marriott Hotel. The Adegga Wine Markets are a great opportunity to taste and buy some of Portugal's best and most exciting wines. If you are in Lisbon this Friday and you want to get …

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Lisbon buzzing – Lisbonne très branchée

You never tire of this view across from the south side of the Tagus to Lisbon We have been coming to Lisbon regularly since 2002. The city has changed enormously, particularly over the last five years or so. Back in 2002 parts of the city were quite run down and there were relatively few visitors, …

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Some of my favourite restaurants in the Lisbon area

Praia da Adraga – on the edge of mainland Europe one of the most spectacular restaurant views? Spending a substantial part of February in Lisbon is a decidedly attractive occupation. Although there is a good chance of rain, the temperatures are normally considerably higher than those in London and when the sun shines the sky is …

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