The world’s biggest party is starting today – February 28th – and will continue with all its joyous dance and vibrant atmosphere until next Tuesday. We are of course talking about O Carnaval do Rio. read more
When you ‘like’ a Page on Facebook, what they post appears on your Facebook newsfeed; or at least that’s the theory.
If you are also having problems seeing what we share on Facebook, read on. read more
There are so many interesting things to learn about Brazil. It has the largest population in South America; it is the largest producer of coffee in the world. We could fill an entire post with superlatives! In this post we will include 10 interesting facts about our native country. read more
Brazil is filled with a fantastic party atmosphere during New Year’s Eve for the Festas de Reveillon. One of the most famous destinations is Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. Nearly 2 million people – all traditionally dressed in white – gather every 31st of December to welcome the new year – (cover photo by Leandro Neumann)
In a previous piece we wrote about the beauty of Brazil’s over 2000 beaches. This time we’ll focus on what we think are the top 5 destinations that are bound to make you want to pack you bags! read more
Those who know say that even though the Amazon is an incredible place to visit, if you’re interested in seeing the local fauna the best place to visit is definitely Pantanal. Its plain terrain guarantees animal sightings, unlike the Amazon’s rainforest. read more
Recipes for certain types of food, including Yorkshire puddings, gravy and, at Fazenda, chimichurri, are treasured by people, families and restaurants. It might be a bit of a mouthful to pronounce (even for native Spanish speakers – try chee-mee-choo-ree), but it is the perfect accompaniment for grilled meats, sausages and beef. read more
10th September 2013
Another incredible evening at Fazenda, this time accompanied by Bodega Norton. Diego Surazski, our guest speaker and wine specialist from Norton, took us through Norton’s origin, history, terroir, and wine production methods. read more
Fazenda is growing, and we have chosen Liverpool as our next destination!
We had to keep it quiet for months, but are now very excited to share the progress of the construction and decoration of the new restaurant. read more
13th August 2013
We had a fantastic evening at our Kaiken wine masterclass. Alex and Loren, our guest speakers for the night from Cousiño Macul and Kaiken, taught us a little bit more about 6 incredible wines. read more
Capirinha is synonym of Brazil, there’s no doubt about that.
Made with cachaça (ka-SHAAH-suh) it’s Brazi’s national cocktail. Cachaça is the nation’s spirit, a cousin of rum and is made from 100% fresh cane juice (unlike rum, which is made from molasses). read more