Tag Archives: Vinho Verde

Giaconda Dining Room

I wrote this for Jancisrobinson.com last year. Since then the Giaconda has been refurbished and extended. There is now a bright airy garden room out the back. The food is as good before and the wine list has some interesting … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Viajante: the essence of Portugal

My grandparents used to have a flat in the Algarve which my parents would borrow every summer. We would fly armed with a bottle of Johnnie Walker Black Label to give to the manager of the Penina Hotel so that … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurants, Wine articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Wine of the Week: Vinho Verde, Quinta de Azevedo, 2010

Until very recently on my parents’ fridge was a piece of schoolwork by my younger brother from when he was very little. I think the assignment was to describe his father. All I can remember about it is the line … Continue reading

Posted in Wine articles, Wine of the week | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments