Lagoa Wine Show starts this June 9 and promises four nights of wine tastings, concerts and more
Jun09

Lagoa Wine Show starts this June 9 and promises four nights of wine tastings, concerts and more

Lagoa Wine Show returns after a two-year break to bring four memorable nights of wine tastings, gastronomic shows and concerts to the Algarve region – June 9, 2022 After a two year break, Lagoa Wine Show, “one of the most popular wine shows in the south of Portugal”, will return once again, between June 9 and 12, to celebrate the town’s winemaking history and showcase the high-quality wines currently produced in the Algarve. As...

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Arvad winery to host a gastronomic event with wine, food, art and more!
Jun07

Arvad winery to host a gastronomic event with wine, food, art and more!

The ‘Tchin Tchin’ gastronomic event promises wine, great dishes, fado and DJ music, performative showcooking, edible art and more – June 7, 2022 This June 16, Arvad Winery, in Estômbar, Lagoa, is hosting the ‘Tchin Tchin!’ event , between 5pm and 9pm. Described as a “celebration of life, pleasures and the senses through unique wines”, the event will shine the spotlight on local winemakers’ wines, regional food and...

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Lagoa Wine Experiences 2022 edition happens this weekend
May27

Lagoa Wine Experiences 2022 edition happens this weekend

First session of Lagoa Wine Experiences 2022 will happen this weekend – May 27, 2022 Lagoa Wine Experiences, an event held for the first time in 2021 which opened the doors of local wine estates to wine lovers, is returning this year with its first session taking place on Saturday, May 28, between 10.30am and 6pm. Participants will meet at the Carlos do Carmo auditorium from where they will be taken to the Quinta dos Vales wine estate...

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International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament in Portimão started today
May24

International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament in Portimão started today

The competition precedes the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup due to happen on May 27, 28 and 29 at the Portimão Arena – May 24, 2022 The 29th edition of the Portimão International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament started this Tuesday at the Portimão Arena, preceding the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup, which will take place this weekend, May 27 to 29, and offers the opportunity for younger gymnasts to compete in the same...

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Lagoa Wines shine at Wine Cities Competition
May16

Lagoa Wines shine at Wine Cities Competition

ARVAD Wines’ “Touriga Nacional” and Quinta dos Vales’ Marquês  dos Vales Grande Escolha, both produced in Lagoa, were awarded the Grande Medalha de Ouro (Grand Gold Medal) and the Medalha de Ouro (Gold Medal) at the Wine Cities Competition (Concurso Cidades do Vinho) – May 16, 2022 The event was held between May 5 and 8 at Setúbal’s Hotel and Tourism School and included a 30-strong jury of experts tasting 346...

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Next “Living in the Algarve” Live Seminar coming to Lagos on June 15
May06

Next “Living in the Algarve” Live Seminar coming to Lagos on June 15

Following the success of the first Living in the Algarve seminar event held at the Tivoli Carvoeiro Hotel on April 14, the organisers have now announced a further two dates and venues for this year. – May 6, 2022 The next event will take place at the Cascade Wellness Resort in Lagos on June 15 and is organised by the Open Media Group, publishers of the Portugal Resident newspaper and Essential Algarve magazine amongst other titles. To...

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Algarve to host its second Swimrun competition, this time in Lagoa
May03

Algarve to host its second Swimrun competition, this time in Lagoa

Lagoa Swimrun will take place throughout the Seven Hanging Valleys Trail – May 3, 2022 On May 8,  Swimrun Portugal is returning to the Algarve for its second year, this time in Lagoa, kickstarting the sports season. The global phenomenon of Swimrun already counts more than 700 races in various European countries, with more than 8,000 “finishers”. The sport started in Sweden in 2006 with the “Otillo” race...

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Silves Castle awarded with “Regional 5 Stars Award”
May03

Silves Castle awarded with “Regional 5 Stars Award”

The iconic structure joins seven others in the region distinguished with this award – May 3, 2022 Silves’s Castle received once again the “Regional 5 Stars Award” in the category “National Monuments”, being one of the seven icons selected for the Algarve region, alongside the Cataplana dish, the Algarve orange, the region of Estoi, the Ria Formosa Natural Park, Praia da Rocha Beach and the Monchique hills. “It’s a great pride to have...

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