HF Tuela Porto
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- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... did not stick around for too long. We ventured along the tram lines towards the large tower in the centre of Porto's old sector. First of all we were own the street inside of the Livaria Lello which is said to be the most famous book store in the world.
It was beautiful, the staircase between the two floors is what/where JK Rowling was inspired for the stairs of Hogwarts in her Happy Potter books in which she wrote in Porto apparently. The ...
Dropped off John at the train station, which was a 30 minute ordeal. Headed back to the room for a glass of wine.
Then it was off to find a dinner place - which we did. Loved Raiz.
Walked home and then to bed for the flight home tomorrow.
We had a short break at our room, but walked around quite a bit all day. I love this city a lot. Yeah it's a bit touristy and we see it's poorer than Spain, but something about it. Very charming and attractive. :)
We had a nice tapas supper at one of the restaurants near the water, and finally back in the room. Tired but happy. For me it's one of the highlights of the trip. Wish we have more time in Portugal. Tomorrow we'll be back in Spain.
... grapes which have rotted in a controlled way. The white port is a poor thing drunk by girls and weak fellows. Red port is in the form of "ruby" young fruity and fresh. Late bottled is a bit more complex and although not quite as fruity, it is bottled after say 6 yrs and may contain older grapes. Basically it is stuff they left a bit long and in spite of the oversight it seems a bit richer and more mellow. The Tawny is a blend of much older wines. It smells ...
... sold. Can you guess where? Where else but Scotland, where it is in turn used for whisky!
Tawnies age for a year in the large barrel and then are moved into smaller barrels where they age for 5+ years. Their browner colour arises because they have more contact with air in a smaller barrel and take on more of a woody/oak flavour. Rubies on the other hand, are aged for 3-6 years in the large barrel and then bottled without filtering so that it can continue to ...