Archive for the Tag 'Gothic architecture'

4

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 […]

2

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 […]