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... some 4000 vintners of Portuguese wine and port. The WOW factor is the landscape in the area. Picture a river with high hills on either side of the river, completely covered with grapes growing on man-made terraces (many with walls made of slate to create a terrace) all the way to the top of the hill. I mean as far as the eye can see there is nothing but grape vines, with olive tree groves interspered among them. The pictures you see ...
We woke up again to sunshine this morning and after a lazy get up we decided to head out in then car to investigate some more Quinta's in the next town. Pinhau. The drive to the first Quinta was very windy and slow but with great views! We stopped at Quinta de la rose and enjoyed a free wine tasting there with full information about the grapes and taste of the wine etc. We picked up a bottle of their award wining red wine and a bottle of ...
We woke up today to lovely sunshine, I sat outside before breakfast reading my book overlooking the river and vines. We went into breakfast and unfortunately the heavens opened. We had planned to do the long walk around the estate today so we sat inside to read our books and hope the weather passes. It didn't -we ...
... next hotel is motorway to start with and then windy vineyard tracks! The views the whole way are stunning and I love the windy tracks through the vineyards-Richard not so much as he had to concentrate ******* the road! We stop for our picnic over looking hill upon hill of vines! We find the hotel okay and it is everything I had hoped! The place is set out lovely with flowers everywhere and the views all the way around are off ...
... 2 of the day, we were invited to lunch in a tiny restaurant off the small main square.
After seeing the hoard of food and wine Pedro brought along in the van, some of which we sampled at the start of Walk #1, it was becoming clear that food and drink are a larger part of life, and walking, than in the USA. Red table wine was poured and the table overflowed with small plates of bread, fresh cheese (that has not been cured), and ...
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