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Djurtus made in Portugal: the Portuguese influence on Guinea-Bissau

For many it will be revelatory to watch how Guinea Bissau plays this edition of the African Cup of Nations. But for Portuguese fans, the Djurtus are a more than recognisable team. 635 more words

Africa Cup Of Nations 2017

Portugal 2017: Festival da Canção first artists confirmed

PORTUGAL – RTP, the Portuguese national broadcaster, will be announcing the 16 “Festival da Canção” participants starting today, 1 per day. However, some names are already known, according to the… 144 more words


My Lisbon Guide| Nicolau Lisboa

This is currently one of the trendiest places in Lisbon. You’ll see plenty of bloggers and non-bloggers ordering their food while preparing their phones’ camera. 226 more words


Fonseca Terra Prima Organic Port

This had a lovely cassis and bramble on the nose, a little cracked coffee bean mixed with dark chocolate. The palate is soft, juicy dark berry fruit, a little heat up front and then some really tasty savoury elements creeping through.  35 more words

Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas Vintage Port, 2001

Pretty with light, fresh fruit.  Quite floral with a brightness to it.  There is some dark, powerful spicy flavours, quite dark and chunky, and with a chocolate, bramble and spice note to it.  12 more words

Taylor's Quinta de Terra Feita Vintage Port, 1999

A little wet earth aroma and some Ribena!  Some alcohol comes off immediately with some herbal – rosemary and mint – emerging too.  The palate is a bit meaty, quite sweet, but with lots of earthy elements and a gutsy, spicy, leather flavour.  16 more words

Fonseca Guimeraens Vintage Port, 1996

There is an aroma of sweet tobacco, sweet herbs and sweet fruit! This is a lovely sweet elegant aroma with juicy, full on berries.  Lush fruit, some woody elements with a lot of tobacco, good brambles, a bit of higher alcohol and spice, but with a dried fruit finish.  22 more words