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  • Portuguese Filigrana
    Portuguese Filigrana
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    The Art of Filigree over timeThe origin of filigree dates back to the third millennium BC, in Mesopotamia. The oldest pieces date back to 2500 BC and were discovered in the graves of Ur, in present-day Iraq. Other pieces, discovered in Syria, date from approximately 2100 BC.

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  • Wine Regions
    Wine Regions
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    Discover in this article some historical facts about some of the most famous wines in Portugal, from their origins, to the people who were behind the creation of these wines, to their region.

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  • Games of Thrones
    Games of Thrones
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    Game of Thrones is an American television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, based on the book series The Chronicles of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin. Voted best TV series of the 21st century in 2020, in a popular poll by Digital Spy magazine, Game of Thrones was broadcast on HBO from April 17, 2011 to May 19, 2019.The main cast includes Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Iain Glen, Michelle Fairley, Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Sophie...

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  • Madeira Island drinks
    Madeira Island drinks
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    The island of Madeira is known, in particular, for its wine lands, which date back almost to the time of the island's discovery, in 1419, for its liqueurs, the famous rum or sugar cane brandy, witnessed in Madeira's documentary heritage since the 16th century, but what really stands out more and more is the «Poncha».

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  • Quinta do Crasto
    Quinta do Crasto
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    Located in a prime spot in the Douro Demarcated Region in Northern Portugal, Quinta do Crasto has been in the family of Leonor and Jorge Roquette for more than a century. Like all the other great Douro estates, Quinta do Crasto dates far back into ancient times. The name Crasto comes from the Latin castrum meaning “Roman fort”. Quinta do Crasto products are of inestimable quality, wines, port wines and olive oil...all availables at WinerShop....

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  • Have you watched or tasted Kingsman?
    Have you watched or tasted Kingsman?
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    The idea of ​​the partnership came about since the film takes place during the First World War, a time when the English had a huge appreciation for Port Wine.To get an idea of ​​this love, a curious story even tells that Taylor's, which like many wineries in the Porto region is of English origin, supplied thousands of cases of wine to the soldiers of the Triple Entente formed by England, France and Russia during the Great War. After all, port wine was considered a basic necessity for soldiers...

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  • Vulcanic Wine Azores
    Vulcanic Wine Azores
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    Azores Wine Company wines are very special due to the area where the vines are planted. These are called volcanic wines. As you would imagine, volcanic wines are those produced with grapes cultivated in soils also called volcanic, found in the vicinity of active, dormant or extinct volcanoes.The characteristics of this type of soil are unique in nature, and as much as it may seem a mere detail, when it comes to agriculture, the components and minerals present in the soil have an extremely...

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  • How Whisky is made?
    How Whisky is made?
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    The whiskey manufacturing process is quite complex and involves a series of steps. Each of them plays an important role in the final quality of the drink. For this reason, many of the best whiskeys in the world have meticulous recipes and procedures that are kept under 7 keys. See the steps:

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  • 10 things you didn't know about wine
    10 things you didn't know about wine
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    You may have heard that smelling a wine is an essential part of the process of tasting it, but did you know that women come out ahead in this ritual? The reason for this is that they have a better sense of smell than men, especially in their reproductive years. So, how about opening a bottle and discovering 10 other fun facts about wine?

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  • Ancient Roman wine shipwreck found near Sicily
    Ancient Roman wine shipwreck found near Sicily
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    Researchers have found the ruins of a ship believed to have been transporting wine and olive oil in the Mediterranean more than 2,000 years ago.

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  • Rose Sparkling wine cocktail
    Rose Sparkling wine cocktail
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    Toast to the good things in life and prepare this sparkling rosé cocktail, decorated with grapes and mint. Simple flavors that sparkle at your table.

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  • How to do a tropical mojito
    How to do a tropical mojito
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    Rum and mint are the basis of this exotic cocktail. The flavors of mango and passion fruit give it a truly tropical touch. The base is the original recipe: rum, sparkling water, mint, sugar and lots of ice, but with an extra touch of mango and the crunchy passion fruit seeds. The set is vibrant, the taste of crying for more. Let's try? Find out how to make this fresh and colorful mojito.

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