Friday Feature Photo: The Umbrella Sky Project

The umbrellas of Aveiro

Photographer: Rui Costa

Capture Date: July 22, 2014

Location: Aveiro, Portugal

About: The little town of Águeda is decorated annually with vibrant umbrellas that cascade a waterfall of color onto the city streets. More than 3000 have been hung with wires, bringing smiles and radiant light to the city streets. For more …read more

Julian Serrano Opens new Las Vegas Restaurant LAGO

Julian Serrano Opens New Las Vegas Restaurant LAGO Michelin-starred Chef Julian Serrano’s third Las Vegas restaurant boasts imaginative Italian small plates with a food-centric cocktail program to match LAS VEGAS (April 13, 2015) – Before the turn of the millennium, Bellagio altered the landscape of Las Vegas dining when …read more

Porto out on the World

The prestigous travel magazine, Condé Nast Traveller, places our “Francesinha” on the World top of food.

The Porto Marathon is becoming international. After Corunna, Madrid, Seville and Barcelona, it is now the moment to spread the Porto Marathon in Paris gathering more participants to the Porto race. The Porto …read more

La serenata de Garibaldi (Plaza de Garibaldi, Mexico City)

plaza garibaldi mexico mariachis

One of the most vivid memories of the summer I turned 16 living in Mexico City resides in Plaza de Garibaldi, where the Mariachis gather nightly to connect with people in need of their services.

It’s an incredible sight: scores of groups performing and milling around waiting for would-be clients.

I …read more

Mexico, a new frontier for Italian wine?

cathedral mexico city

¡Viva el México! Thank you to all the Mexico City wine professionals who came out to taste with me yesterday!

A note to wine professionals: If you ever want to be the most popular table at a wine tasting, make sure you’re pouring Franciacorta!

Yesterday found me in Mexico City, pouring wine …read more

Who Said Wine Doesn’t Pair With Sports?

pairing wines with football, baseball, soccer and basketball

Find out why wine is sometimes a better match than beer when it comes to some sports.

What Wine Matches With Your Favorite Sport?

NFL Football

Football has long been sold as a beer-drinkers game, but we beg to differ. Football is actually a red wine drinkers game. …read more

The Serious Side of Vinho Verde

Douro Vinhos Verdes Wine Harvest Portugal

Editor’s Note: Today, we’re very excited to introduce Cathy Fisher, an American currently living in Lisbon with her Portuguese husband. Cathy approached us with an infectious passion to share her love of Portuguese wine; and who are we to say no?! Welcome Cathy and thank you for getting us in …read more