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9 Wine & Food Pairing Tips!

Humans can perceive 5 tastes and 10,000 aromas. Since the 80s, food engineers, molecular chefs, sommeliers, and trend-obsessed foodies have dove deep into exploring endless combinations of tastes, aromas and textures. This gastronomic revolution continues to change and sometimes confuse the way we think about food and wine. Today, pairing the two can seem daunting. 

The Newest Port Kid on Portugal's Block - Port Rosè !

300+ years of production, modern winemaking technology, and adventurous winemakers have given us a fresh new version of this traditional, fortified wine. Enter Port Rosé , the newest Port on the block!

Portuguese Petisco Recipes For Super Bowl Sunday

Anyone who has been to Portugal has indulged in the classic treat - petiscos -  small plates enjoyed together with friends. Petiscos are a delicious snack or meal AND they are the perfect Super Bowl finger food! 

Where to Stay in Lisbon - A Spotlight on Four Emblematic Neighborhoods

With year round sunshine, a plethora of easy day trips and an incredibly walkable center full of vibrant restaurants...

Let's start at the very beginning - white, red and the oh-so-lovely rosé!

Before I worked in the wine biz I found myself reading books, taking classes and  in a general pointless abyss of try...

Portuguese Inspired Desserts and Port Pairings!

What is Portuguese cuisine without its sweets! Here are a few classic and Portuguese inspired desserts with port pai...

Visiting the Douro Valley

The Douro Valley is one of Portugal’s most iconic destinations - and for good reason. It's incredibly steep hills ar...

Lisbon Wine Bar Recommendations

This may be the most important topic to date - wine bar recommendations! Here are my two favorite spots in Lisbon .....

Portuguese Inspired Thanksgiving Recipes - And Wine Pairings!

    A  day dedicated to food, drink, family and friends - that's my kind of festa!  Below you will find an assortme...
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