Archive for the Tag 'Districts'


Alentejo’s Azulejos and beyond ~ the art of Portuguese tiles

Azulejos are tiles that are prolific in Lisbon and the Alentejo. There may be tiles in other areas, but I haven’t visited those locations to know about them. Please comment if you know of others, for the educational aspects your knowledge would bring to these images. They decorate the outside of homes, are found in […]


Images of Portugal That Speak One Thousand Words


Top Ten Things I’ve Learned at the European Wine Bloggers Conference

Crashed in Lisbon today ~ Too Much of a Good Thing. I’m sitting in the lobby of the VIP Grand Hotel, checked out and waiting for everyone to return from the bus trips that I passed on. When they do return, Gwendolyn Alley and Iwill be heading to Evora this evening, for the next leg […]


European Wine Bloggers Conference ~ Strangers in a Not So Strange Land

Here’s the schedule: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  ~ Alternatives: to participate in the workshops of the EWBC or to visit the Saint Jorge Castle and the old town of Lisbon 1:00 p.m. ~ Lunch at IBO Restaurant 2:30 p.m. ~ EWBC Yesterday, Delfim Costa, João Costa, Luis Ribeiro (all from Enoforum Wines of the […]


Exciting Update for Enoforum Wines Contest, Winner May Attend the EWBC

Ryan Opaz of the European Wine Bloggers Conference (EWBC) read about the contest, “Why I Want to Go To Portugal to Visit Enoforum Wines with Jo Diaz,” and commented with the following: odd, they should have you come 2 days earlier so that you can be a part of the Wine Bloggers Conference: would seem […]