Savouring a taste for the good life

Savouring a taste for the good life

Deanna O’Connor spends a leisurely week exploring the Alentejo wine region in Portugal

The sound of Portuguese being spoken instantly lulls me into a relaxed, holiday mode. After a week touring the vineyards of the Alentejo wine region east of Lisbon, I too may have had a slightly slurred, relaxed manner of speech, although my Portuguese pronunciation was still way off the mark.

We persevered with the language though, reciting the new-to-our-ears grape varieties with glee: trincadeira, touriga nacional, antão vaz, aragonez, verdelho. Not common names to the...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription


For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription


For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription


For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post