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How to spend a perfect day in the Carcavelos Wine Region!

Carcavelos is another traditional wine region at the very tip of the Lisboa region and has become famous for its sweet wine. It is located in the Cascais parish and although being the smallest DOC of Portugal, it is one of the oldest in the World! The Carcavelos wine has long been famous: The Marquis of Pombal who produced it on his farm in Oeiras appreciated them so much that D. José I offered it as a gift to the court of Beijing in 1752! In the 14th century, sealed documents with the royal stamp, referred already “those well-kept vineyards of Oeyras". Then, in the 18th century, with Sebastian José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st count of Oeiras and Marquis of...

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