Humus Organic Wines: Going Back to the Basics

It’s easy to get swept away by beautiful places and fascinating stories in the world of wine. And I will be the first to admit (and have already admitted) that that’s what makes me tick, marvel and dream. But it’s not all about stories (I’ve got my logical hat on today). Wine is very much…

Wine and the art of living: Casal Figueira

“Perfect harmony with its environment, and perfect expression of its own inward nature are what constitute Beauty; and our ignorance of the nature of the thing or its environment may shut our eyes to the Beauty it already has. It takes the genius of a Millet to paint, or a Whitman in words, to show…

Lisbon town: Exploring Pintarola wines

“Tenho em mim, todos os sonhos do mundo” — Fernando Pessoa (Within me, I have all the dreams in the world) Lisbon. Lisboa, a city that has for centuries captured the hearts of many a writer, poet and traveller. With its incredible architecture, sometimes raw and ruined and other times polished and clean, the tiny…