Quinta do Quetzal, Vila de Frades, Alentejo.

We had tried the wine from the vineyard Quinta do Quetzal some time before this trip that is located in Vila de Frades we enjoyed it very much. As we were in the area and had some time to spend we went to Quinta do Quetzal Thursday May 21. When we arrived we saw some…

Pais das Uvas restaurant, Vila de Frades, Alentejo.

In Vila de Frades and the area there are some vineries making the talha wine, a process of wine making introduced by the Romans and then handed down from generation to generation throughout the history. This technique to make wine is first of all to use big clay amphorae called talhas giving the wine a special…

Queijaria Pinto 🐐🧀, Vila de Frades, Alentejo

After the lockdown due to the covid-19 and our newly gained freedom our trip to Alentejo took us to the village of Vila de Frades just north of Beja, Vila de Frades is a small village but with great history reaching to the times of the Roman, still you can enjoy the ruins from that…

Herdade do Vau, Alentejo

After two months of lockdown because of Covid-19 things are slowly opening up again starting with the opening of golf courses followed by shops and now finally restaurants. All this happening with restrictions focusing on keeping the distance, hand hygiene, facial masks, etc. We did the last week our first longer trip outside the Vila…