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…

Visit to Alentejo and Herdade da Mingorra.

Just south of Beija and 1,5 hours drive from Vila Real de Santo Antonio in the south part of Alentejo there is a concentration of very good wineries with great history and tradition of making wines. The best way of course is to experience the wine and local food that naturally marries together where it’s…

Visit to Alentejo and Herdade Monte Novo e Figueirinha.

This week we had visitors from Sweden, we went with them and some friends that lives in Tavira for a day to Alentejo and the surroundings of Beja to visit some winemakers. We also enjoyed lunch at a traditional restaurant in the center of Beja. The first stop was programmed at Herdade Monte Novo e…