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Amazing things you didn’t know about Colares wines and 5 insider tips on what to do in Lisbon’s most magical wine region!

As you might have read in our last blog post, Lisboa is a vast wine region, with the most DOCs of all Portuguese regions. Here, many different high-quality wines and also brandies are produced. Today, we want to start a new blog series where we present in each post one of the 9 Controlled Origin Denomination (DOC) of the Lisboa Region and give you a few insider tips on what to do while there! Since we are close to Christmas, it makes sense to start with the magical, fairy-tale places of Sintra and the DOC of Colares! Colares is the westernmost DOC of Continental Europe and Portugal’s smallest wine producing region. However, this doesn’t mean that it is easily overlooked!...

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Wine With a View events: How to turn a garage into a concert venue!

As some of you already know, Wine With a View loves challenges! And because our little Wine Truck is the fastest wine bar in Lisboa, it is always ready to deliver delicious wines to the most amazing celebrations! Last week, the Wine Truck was invited by a fellow small car to be part of a wonderful event that combined the modern and innovative Smart with the traditional Portuguese Fado music. We were more than excited by this concept and together we planned a marvelous evening at the car garage where Wine With a View turned into a caterer and provided not only our famous wine but also the typical Portuguese soup Caldo Verde, little tasty bread rolls stuffed with Portuguese...

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8 Reasons why you should visit Portugal RIGHT NOW!

Do you want to have a unique experience and find out how the delicious Wines With a View are made?! Then come to Portugal in fall and be a part of the vindima (Portuguese word for grape harvest)! During September and October, visitors can witness these ancient rituals up close, by taking part in the harvest itself, touring through the many vineyards, crushing the grapes, or even lodging within the walls of a grand wine estate. What are you waiting for? Here are 8 reasons why you definitely shouldn’t miss this spectacle! Fall in Portugal, apart from being beautiful, and warmer than the rest of Europe, brings a buzz of activity to the 20 designated wine regions across the country: from picking...

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Sip Sip Horray! 6 reasons why you NEED a Wine With a View glass! (Plus a bonus one!)

When we first started Wine With a View, our main concern were to find the perfect, wines. They had to be Portuguese, delicious, from different regions, for different tastes, of different kinds… there was a lot to decide! And obviously, we needed glasses to serve the selected ones! However, we could have never even dreamed of how much of an icon our customized Wine With a View glass would become! Here are 6 reason explaining their popularity and why you should definitely get one of your own! 1. It is a souvenir! You get to keep your glass whenever you visit us to enjoy some Portuguese wine, so you can forever remember the relaxing moment of the Wine With a...

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Events: Wine With a View inspires the next with Hitachi Ventara

Last week the fastest Wine Bar was invited to be part of a special day for the Hitachi Ventara Portugal family! The Technology and Social Innovation Business was planning a party for their employees and when we were contacted to serve our delicious Portuguese Wine With a View, we were more than delighted! We absolutely love preparing events, we love personalizing all the important little details, we love the moments of joy and relaxation, we love serving and above of all we love making our guests happy! Making a difference in somebody’s day is what we always aim for and we happily embraced the challenge of having a “Winter in the Summer Party”! We brought our carefully selected wines and...

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