Portugal

A worker picks grapes at the Quinta do Vallado in Portugal.  (Armando Franca/AP)

Exploring the cool, crisp wine extremes of Portugal and Spain

The first time I was offered a white port in Lisbon, Portugal,…

 

Ricardo Mazalan/APJohn Brooks

U.S. hoping to carry momentum from first game into clash with Portugal

The U.S. opened the World Cup with a thrilling 2-1 win over…

 

Dolores Ochoa/AP file photoJozy Altidore will not play Sunday against Portugal in the U.S. men’s soccer team’s second World Cup game after pulling his hamstring Monday against Ghana.

Altidore likely out rest of group stage

Jozy Altidore will miss the U.S. men's soccer team's World Cup game…

 

Manu Fernandez/APLionel Messi celebrates with Angel di Maria after di Maria scored Argentina’s goal in a 1-0 victory against Switzerland.

Germany turns up heat on Portugal in tropics

RIO DE JANEIRO — Germany was supposed to be a team that…

Manu Fernandez/APLionel Messi celebrates with Angel di Maria after di Maria scored Argentina’s goal in a 1-0 victory against Switzerland.

Swirling around a winemaking forecast for 2011

When asked to write a column on the 2011 wine forecast, I…

S & P to Greece: Drop dead

You had to see this one coming: S.&P. downgraded Greek government debt…