Celebrating Portuguese Traditions In Virginia United States

Celebrating Portuguese Traditions In Virginia United States

The Morais Family has a long history of winemaking in Portugal, the heritage of winemaking has been passed down from generation to generation. Joining this age old family tradition with Virginia’s rich history of winemaking Jose Morais & the women of his family embarked on the art of wine making. The winery opened the doors in 2011 and since then...

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A Toast To Portuguese Women Winemakers

A Toast To Portuguese Women Winemakers

Sandra Tavares da Silva Sandra is divided her talent and extream know how between Quinta de Chocapalha, Quinta do Vale D. Maria and Vale Mendiz, the headquarters of Wine & Soul. “In different ways, everyone is important to me. Chocapalha is a family project, which I have with my father and my sisters, but I also feel a special affection...

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The Woman Who Triumphed In The Portuguese Wine Business

The Woman Who Triumphed In The Portuguese Wine Business

Ferreirinha – Casa Ferreirinha Winery Antónia Adelaide Ferreira, affectionately named “Ferreirinha” completely changed the wine industry in Portugal. When she took the reins of the family business and throughout the Douro lands she dedicated herself to the production of Port wine, coming to stand out for the introduction of new techniques in the winemaking and production process. A respectful women...

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The Artisan Woman

The Artisan Woman

The Woman Behind The Sculpture Atelier Iva Viana sculpture atelier was born in Viana do Castelo, as a personal space for creation, the result of the desire to explore, with complete freedom and autonomy, the experience acquired, namely, in terms of traditional techniques of decorative sculpture in plaster, performing signed work and author pieces. Iva Viana is also a member...

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The Art of Pottery in Portugal

The Art of Pottery in Portugal

The municipality of Barcelos is currently in the North of Portugal one of the territories with the most artisans, distributed by various artisanal productions such as pottery, figurative, traditional ceramics, among others. Pottery Museum in Barcelos The first step towards the creation of the Pottery Museum in Barcelos took place in 1949, when the City Council decided to build an...

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Lamelas Restaurant at Porto Covo by Chef Ana Moura

Lamelas Restaurant at Porto Covo by Chef Ana Moura

Chef Ana Moura opened Lamelas restaurant in the heart of the traditional fishing village Porto Covo. Her maternal roots brought her back to the charm of simple living with long walks, sandy beaches, rich history and a lot of soul to infuse in her dishes at Lamelas restaurant. With an open kitchen Chef Ana, prepares dishes that are authentic to...

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Fernanda Lamelas – From the notebook to silk

Fernanda Lamelas – From the notebook to silk

An architect by profession and avid watercolorist by passion Fernanda Lamelas, a member of the Portuguese American Women’s Empowerment Alliance, brings us Portugal’s beautiful landscapes on silk. Her trained eye guides the brush across a white canvas with grace and precision bringing to life magnificent drawings. From her many travels Fernanda accumulated a collection of sketchbooks filled with drawings and...

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The Artisan Woman Behind the Portuguese Brand Palmas Douradas

The Artisan Woman Behind the Portuguese Brand Palmas Douradas

Palmas Douradas is a brand that born in Algarve dedicated to vegetable braiding (“empreita“) with its own design and national raw material – palm. From fashion to decoration all the designs are eco-friendly. Maria João Gomes is the designer/artisan specializing in the construction of Algarve palm (vegetable braids). In 2016 she founded the brand “Palmas Douradas”, a 100% Algarve brand...

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Women behind the Best Chocolate Eggs for this Easter in Portugal

Women behind the Best Chocolate Eggs for this Easter in Portugal

This Easter, support the local business in Portugal and taste the best chocolate eggs they have to offer. It’s a special season for all families and PAWEA selected for you the top eggs cooked by women chefs in Portugal that will make your Easter even more delicious. Claras em Neve Confeitaria In this pastry you will find all the magic...

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WOMEN LEADING CHANGE

WOMEN LEADING CHANGE

7º EDITION POWERED BY EXECUTIVA The Great Women’s Leadership Conference was launched by the Executive in 2015 and since then five editions have been held in Lisbon and one in Porto, which brought together 78 speakers, 33 sponsoring companies, and almost 2350 participants. It is an information, training, empowerment, and networking event, which gives a stage to women leaders capable...

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The Project – Portuguese Shoes by APICCAPS

The Project – Portuguese Shoes by APICCAPS

The portal Portuguese Shoes is an initiative from APICCAPS, supported by the program Compete 2020, within the Internationalization Program for the Footwear and Fashion Clusters for 2020. This project combines support for the companies’ presence in the main international fairs of the industry with a diverse range of international promotion and marketing actions, involving 140 companies. A youthful, modern, forward-facing...

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