Category Archives: Portugal

Lobo e Falcão – Wolf and Falcon

This Portuguese wine arrived in a mixed case from Laithwaites. To make life easy for everyone, the makers not only call it Lobo e Falcao, they also put [Wolf and Falcon] underneath, with a picture of a wolf and, you guessed it, a falcon on the label.  The falcon is a bit alarming, as it’s… Read More »

Aluado Chardonnay

Much as I love Portugal, I’ve never really got to grips with the language.  I can have a vague stab at reading bits of Portuguese, using the remnants of my school Latin and Camino de Santiago Spanish, but my listening skills, which are always a little dodgy if the person doesn’t respond with one of… Read More »

Montaria Alentejano 2009

We got a copy of Vinhos, a wine board game, from my Board Game Geek Secret Santa. We haven’t had many opportunities to play it, but we thought a Portuguese wine would be the perfect choice to accompany a learning game. We opened a bottle of Montaria Alentejano from Naked Wines and put it to one… Read More »