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September 26, 2012 in Portugal / (0) comments

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Machu Picchu, Peru

For the novice and even the casual connoisseur, sampling a new wine can almost be an intimidating prospect. But generally, a little background information makes all the difference in your ability to taste and enjoy a foreign potable. To help you out, Ted Loos has cleverly and succinctly broken down one of the most enigmatic varietals, Portugal’s Vinho Verde. Check… Read More

June 20, 2012 in Portugal / (0) comments

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Machu Picchu, Peru

“Wandering is what I relish most in a place that I’m still learning,” writes Frank Bruni in his New York Times article, How I Fell for Lisbon. Based upon that sentiment, we loved the way Bruni relayed his ongoing exploration of Lisbon. From chatting with locals at small cafes to vising humble, almost intimate cathedrals, the author paints a beautiful… Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

How can you pick just one reason to visit a destination? It’s each of the distinct, cultural attributes of any new land that really makes traveling such a rich experience. Often, some of the most compelling features of our biking and walking vacations here at VBT are the tours of historic castles, temples and sacred monuments that we come upon… Read More

September 20, 2011 in Portugal VBT Community Wine / (0) comments

Sep20
Machu Picchu, Peru

With a wine producing heritage that dates back to the 2nd century, well before the modern establishment of the country, Portugal has had generations to perfect the art of winemaking. Through a dedication to the use of only indigenous grapes, the coastal nation has excelled in developing a collection of distinct and unrivalled varietals. In the heart of Portugal’s Beira… Read More

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