Free WiFi in the center of my village – S.João da Pesqueira

My village, S. João da Pesqueira, is located in the heart of the Douro Valley, a region that is strongly committed to and relying on the agriculture. This village is far away from any urban area and sometime I feel we are all READ MORE

Do You Know Which Wines To Drink for Christmas?

Well, some of you do and some of you don’t, so for those who don’t know, I’ll try to help. The Christmas Eve dinner is particularly special for me for several reasons: all the family is together around a table full of traditional READ MORE

Port Wine – Humans Best Friend?

Before I started drinking Port Wine, I associated it with a wine for special occasions. Back then, when I couldn’t even distinguish a Tawny from a White, I thought that drinking a Port required a group of moustache-cigar-pipe elders and an important decision READ MORE

Birthday Gifts: This Year, A Book; The Helicopter Will Come Next

I received a book today, two weeks after my birthday. I could say it is gorgeous, but exact word may be tasty, or something that tastes so good that one wants to save it for somo special occasion. As I don’t know when READ MORE

In Porto, Art & Culture Should Go With Port Wine, Not With Whisky

The Miguel Bombarda Street, in the center of city of Porto, is known by its high concentration of art galleries. Gradually, during last decade, houses and old shops were remodeled into areas dedicated to the art. But just lately some effort has been READ MORE

Vines in the Parque Natural del Garraf – Catalonia

While I was spending my two weeks of vacation in August, and during the five-days period I was in Catalonia (autonomic region in the northeast of Spain) I did a trip through the Natural Parc of Garraf. The purpose was to visit the READ MORE

S. João da Pesqueira: Genuine Douro

São João da Pesqueira (which literally means Saint John of the Fishing Town) is located two hours away from Porto and 4 hours away from Madrid, in the heart of the Douro Valley (see map). I discovered this small town 4 years ago READ MORE

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