An australian winemaker in Portugal for 34 years

It was in 1978 that David Baverstock came to Portugal for his holidays, and met Maria Antonieta, the love of his life, in a beach at Costa da Caparica. Four years later he would return to Portugal for good, doing what he’s still doing, working as head winemaker at Herdade Esporão. David Baverstock was born…

Alentejo wines, what’s so special about about them?

We wouldn’t blame you if you thought Alentejo was nothing more than a beautiful region, with its long plains, fantastic beaches and unique landscapes. The truth is, it’s so much more than that: it’s one of the most important wine regions of Portugal! However, as in most success stories, it wasn’t always like that. For…

10 must-see locations in Alentejo

Throughout our bicycle tours we have the privilege to go through some of the most amazing locations in Portugal, in the Alentejo. This region is rich in tradition, preserved historical legacy, and the beauty that nature bestowed it. They’re fantastic places. Keep reading and find out about what makes these places unmissable not only in our…

Marvão Castle – A National Monument

Santa Maria de Marvão’s landscape, in Portalegre, Alentejo, is dominated by the castle that stands between the walls and towers of the medieval village. And the history of the protection of this village is entwined with a legend. The Marvão castle, considered a national monument, stands 850 meters above sea level, built on a quartz…