Archive for the Tag 'Architecture'

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Feng Shui Architecture ~ A Living Tribute to Architect Designer Barbara Lyons Stewart

In Memoriam ~ Barbara Lyons Stewart When our client Ron Rubin, of The Rubin Family of Wines, told me that he wanted a story about his winery regarding the fact that it has a Feng Shui design, I thought that that was pretty cool. I had heard about it, had spent a short time reading […]

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Portugal’s Wine World Demonstrates Manueline Architecture, Which Expresses Their History

Everything about Portugal leads one back in time to whomever were the invaders of the time… And many there were… each creating to the overall decadent character of their architecture.  By the first few decades of the 1600s, a stylish kind of architecture evolved, and is today called Manueline, or Portuguese Late Gothic. This period is […]

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One of The Most Interesting Aspects of Portugal in the Alentejo Wine Grape Growing Region

The history of Portugal is richly fascinating, and even more amazing when you visit and see it firsthand. Being there allowed me to experience and touch its ancient past, while exploring the immensely popular and emerging wine region of the world today… the Alentejo. I’m not going to ask you to take only my word […]