Gastronomy

What to do in Porto - Porto Gastronomy - What to eat in Porto - Francesinha

Francesinha

FRANCESINHA ★★★★★ Photo by DiscoverOporto Going to Porto and not eating a Francesinha is like going to Rome and not seeing the Pope. If there’s one thing the people of Porto can be proud of, is its famous sandwich, considered one of the ten best in the world by Aol Travel site, for example. The …

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What to do in Porto - Porto Gastronomy - What to drink in Porto - Port Wine

Port Wine

PORT WINE ★★★★★ Photo by Adrian Maidment On the other shore of the river (Vila Nova de Gaia) you will find the famous port wine cellars where you can taste and know the history of this famous wine, which is produced in the wine region of Alto Douro – the oldest demarcated region in the …

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What to do in Porto - Porto Gastronomy - What to drink in Porto - Sangria

Sangria

SANGRIA ★★★☆☆ Photo by Bastien Deceuninck The Sangria is a drink that consists of a mix of various drinks and fruits. Is greatly appreciated in Portugal and Spain. Sangria is a Portuguese and Spanish word that stands for “blood” because of the typical dark-red color of the beverage. There are several recipes and each place …

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What to do in Porto - Porto Gastronomy - What to drink in Porto - Verde Wines

Verde Wine

VERDE WINE ★★★★☆ Photo by ricardo / zone41.net The demarcated region of Verde Wine (Vinho Verde) stretches across the northwest of Portugal (Entre-Douro-e-Minho region). This type of wine is the second most exported Portuguese wine after Port’s wine. The freshness, lightness, are the characteristics that define and differentiate the Verde Wine (Vinho Verde). Types of …

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What to do in Porto - Porto Gastronomy - What to drink in Porto - Douro Wine

Douro Wine

DOURO WINE ★★★★☆ Photo by Ricardo Bernardo | ricardobernardo.net Douro is a Portuguese wine region (the oldest demarcated region in the world) centered on the Douro River in the Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro region. The Alto Douro (upper Douro) region is associated primarily with Port’s wine production, but the Douro produces just as much table …

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