I had heard that Vinho Verde means green wine, but after a little online research I learned the word “verde” means young. And that makes sense, since these wines are released just three to six months after harvest.
June 3, 2018 - June 9, 2018
Dotting the hillsides, particularly in coastal regions, are windmills that have been used in the country since the 11th century. Most have a cylindrical shape with a conical roof, are painted white, and have canvas sails. New investment program have allowed many water, oil, and wind mills to be transformed into unique escapes in the interior and coastal areas of Portugal.
The Azores are an easy flight from New England this summer with 12 weekly flights from Boston’s Logan Airport and Providence’s Green Airport. Azores Airlines is offering multiple non-stops to the Azores, and beyond to other great destinations with one-stop service to Lisbon, Madeira, Porto, the Canaries and Cape Verde.