Archive for the Tag 'Tile'


Wine is only one element of culture ~ Alentejo’s Azulejos

Alentejo’s Azulejos ~ the art of Portuguese tiles… The world of wine leads to so, so much more. Travel opens up the myriad of channels to that passion of wine, always revealing more than you expected to appreciate.


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 […]


Portugal, The Land of Azulejos ~ From Wine, to Floral, to Frescos ~ It’s All Historical

At the end of October this year, I traveled to Portugal as a guest of my wine client, Enoforum Wines. This was done so I could learn about their wines, their people, Portugal (as a wine making country), and the Alentejo (as a wine growing region). Having traveled there to study all of this, I […]