Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Day of the Ear of Grains (Dia da Espiga) – tradition

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Ascension Thursday (in 2012 it falls on May 17) is a catholic religious day that is celebrated throughout Portugal with local traditions.  It always falls on a Thursday about 40 days after Easter Sunday.  It is also known as the … Continue reading

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Winner of Best Red Wine in the World 2012 is from Alentejo!

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Poliphonia Signature 2008, was awarded a great gold medal and the title of Best Red Wine in the World at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2012.  This is one of the most prestigious wine competitions in the world.  Fifty countries participated … Continue reading