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Events/Eventos: Tissot special edition watch

  To celebrate the 870th anniversary of the conquest of Wine With a View’s flagship location, the Saint George’s Castle, the Swiss watch company Tissot launched an exclusively Portuguese special edition. Para celebrar o 870o aniversário da conquista da localização principal da Wine With a View, o castelo de São Jorge, a companhia de relógios suíça Tissot lançou uma edição especial exclusivamente portuguesa. In 1147 Dom Afonso Henriques conquered Lisbon and the iconic castle in the noble area of the medieval city from the Moors, who constructed it in the 11th century. In 1910 the fortification was declared a National Monument. Em 1147 Dom Afonso Henriques conquistou Lisboa e o castelo emblemático na zona nobre da cidade medieval, aos mouros,...

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Wine in Moderation

Wine With a View proudly announces its engagement with Wine In Moderation, “to encourage moderate and responsible consumption of wine”.  As stated on their site, “The WiM Association is the international association, founded by wine sector associa­tions and leading wine companies, that cen­trally coordinates the Wine in Moderation Programme and expands its reach and impact throughout the world”, and Wine With a View believes strongly in their premise: “Wine, only appreciated in moderation”. After the festive season, which is for most of us a period of excesses, it is time to get back to a healthier lifestyle, which is only compatible with responsible and moderate consumption patterns of wine. It should be appreciated and enjoyed for its flavor, and not...

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Traditional Portuguese sweets and pastries

In a previous blogpost about Christmas wines, we have already referred to some traditional Portuguese sweets and pastries and now the time has come to make your mouth water some more. Today we would like to take you on a journey through our country, which is small in dimension but huge in gastronomical variety. Some of them you might already have heard of, others a worth to keep in the back of your mind for your next Portugal trip! From north to south, here is our list of delicious Portuguese pastries! Small hint: All of them taste even better when combined with a great wine, and of course, an amazing view! As a little extra, since it’s almost Christmas, some...

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Newsflash: And the Oscar goes to... Portugal!

In this year’s edition of the World Travel Awards, also known as the Oscars of Tourism, Portugal won the best tourism destination of the World! This is the first time ever that an European country has been awarded with this distinction. Portugal outpaced competitors such as Brazil, Greece, USA, Spain, Vietnam and the Maldives. In total, 17 countries were nominated for the award, Portugal making it into the list for having won, in September, Best European Destination. Altogether, our country gathered 6 awards, attributed by a committee consisting of the general public and of over 200 thousand professionals in tourism from over 160 nationalities.  Parques de Sintra, the only European NGO nominated won for the 5th time the category of...

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Events/Eventos: Proposal!

Thursday, the 30th of November, will always stay in Inês and João’s memory! It was definitely one of their most special moments as a couple, and Wine With a View had the pleasure to be present on this beautiful day. Quinta-feira, dia 30 de novembro, irá para sempre ficar na memória de Inês e João! Foi definitivamente um dos seus momentos mais especiais enquanto casal, e a Wine With a View teve o grande prazer de estar presente neste lindo dia. João wanted everything to be just perfect, and so he chose Wine With a View to help him organize the day of the most important question he has ever asked. He had discovered the Wine With a View team,...

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