Vidago Palace Hotel
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Find a rustic and charming hotel, with a view that takes your breath away, add guests from all over the world, hardworking hosts Maria and Arturo who present copious amounts of home cooked food with fresh ingredients from their garden, and wine and port from their vineyard and you have a recipe for 4 days of one of the best experiences that Portugal has to offer. The hotel, Casa Cimera, is set in the small village of Valenca do Douro, overlooking ...
Today we had to leave Porto and our fabulous Porto Pousada. Left early (9:30 AM) with our newly 'repaired" Garmin GPS. You may remember that the car we rented in Lisbon the air conditioner did not work. So we are off the get a car with a working air conditioner. We entered: "Avis offices” in the Garmin and selected one 2.5 K from us downtown. Debated going to the airport but what the heck. Horrific morning traffic with the old girl ...
... vintage is a new method of making port for those who don't want to wait as long. It is aged only in the bottle for 7 years. You can keep it aging in the bottle for another 8-10 years but once opened it must be drunk within a day! I really liked this port so we got two small bottles of it. The other ruby was nothing special but the 100 years of tawny was something else! We had a 10yr, 20yr, 30yr and a 40yr. You could see the different ...
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 ...
After a fantastic day yesterday we wake early and surprisingly with no ill effects from the port tasting! We are going to catch the first boat ride of the morning then head back to Calems to pick up another couple of bottles of port before heading up river to the Douro. The boat ride is nice when we are heading up river and cold and windy as we head down! The sides of the rivers are really pretty in places and then full of abandoned ...