Port Pairings

By Janette Speyer | How to enjoy Port wines

You Must Add Douro Valley To Your Portugal Road-Trip Itinerary

Let’s hope these photos will convince you to add Douro Region to your Portugal road-trip itinerary. You simply can’t miss it!<p>Portugal is full of …

13 Dinner Recipes to Use Up That Bottle of Sherry

If you’re like us, there are at least a few jars and bottles in your cupboard that are full of ingredients you used for one recipe, then forgot about — none so old as that dusty bottle of sherry. But sherry has a complex, heady flavor that can add tons of dimension to soups, sauces, and slow-cooked …

How Port is Made and Why It's Amazing

Farmers are paid by quality. Grape quality is measured by sugar level with this core sample.<p>Micro History of Port in Portugal<p>The people of Portugal …

Portuguese wines worth remembering

Remembering your first kiss is much like your first wine, and many of us were enjoying Mateus Rosé at the time, a very popular sweet wine from …

5 Things You Should Know About Port Wine But Probably Don't, Including Why You Don't Want To Know The Bishop Of Norwich | Quill & Pad

by Ian Skellern<p>The Portuguese city of Porto has been on a roll over the last few years, with its popularity ramped up even more after being voted …

Wine

Wine and cheese

Styles of Port and Their Pairings

Port is the most recognizable name in fortified dessert wines. Hailing from the Douro River Valley in northwest Portugal, Port was created in the …

Blue Cheese

Red wine in glass with cheese, honey, nuts and grape.

Wine Match: Skirt Steak with Port Wine Syrup and Smoked Walnut-Crusted Goat’s Cheese paired with Zinfandel or Malbec

Print<p>(<i>From Gastro Grilling by Ted Reader</i>)<p>1 + 1 cups (500 mL) port<p>1 1/2 lb (625 g) skirt steaks, trimmed of silver skin<p>3 tbsp (45 mL) brown sugar<p>1 …

Steak

A view of Regua, the gateway to the Douro Valley

Baked Camembert with fresh figs and honey on a wooden background, closeup

After Dinner Magic

History of Port Wines

Cake and Wine

Healthy eating!

A gourmet train ride in Portugal's wine country

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dappled sunlight gleaming off its regal blue livery, Portugal's Presidential Train glides out of the medieval heart of Porto toward the Douro Valley on the start of a new addition to Europe's selection of luxury rail journeys -- a nine-hour gourmet excursion through one of the most …

Trains

Wine and Chocolate

Doce De Abobora

Foods to Eat With Port Wine

Port wines usually paired with desserts.<p>Desserts and Ruby Port<p>Tawny Ports and Desserts<p>Ports With Salads and Side Dishes<p>Cheeses and Ports

Here is a platter of different Portuguese cheeses. Typically a Ruby Port goes well with cheeses. I like the one from Quinta Do Pacheco in the Douro Valley.

Couple toasting with wine in cafe

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