For most people, even for many wine experts, Portuguese wine is unknown territory. Besides Porto and the occasional bottle of Vinho Verde, this is your opportunity to explore everything else.
For serious wine lovers, Portugal is an exciting country to navigate, as here you will find grape varieties that really do not exist anywhere else in the world.
In recent years Portugal has become one of the most interesting wine producers in the world, with its wines winning several international trophies and gaining more and more fans around the world.
Ride Across Portugal® crosses some of the most famous demarcated wine regions in the country such as the Douro (The oldest demarcated region in the world!) or the Alentejo, where participants and their companions can taste some of the nectars that have placed Portugal at the top of the world. amongst wine producers.
To say that food is a big part of Portuguese life would be an understatement. The Portuguese love to eat, and they especially love to eat out.
Known for its wealth of seafood, spices and olive oil, Portuguese cuisine relies heavily on the Atlantic Ocean and the produce grown throughout the country. A journey through Portugal will bring you the likes of whole octopus slathered in olive oil, soups bobbing with beans and meat and francesinha sandwiches, puffed up with coin-size chorizo rounds. For dessert don’t the bite-size egg custards gently dusted with powdered sugar.