May has been yet another busy month here at The Solar Branco Eco Estate. The buildings are finally coming close to being finalised, and the restoration effort of the last 5 years will come to a close. And a new

April has come and gone, quite literally. The building works are progressing and we will have guests in only 2 months. Solar panels are going in, painting is progressing, carpenters are sanding and we are running The Gin Library in

As we look back on March, it has been a windy and rainy month! The season is changing and our plants are trying to flower but the wind is proving to be a challange. This is all part of life

February brings many new people to the estate to check out The Gin Library as we are in the news once again and our bottle count is at 955. The restoration of the estate and rooms continues and the houses

Here at The Solar Branco Eco Estate we are in the final phase of our 5 year restoration of the estate. Buildings are starting to emerge from their dormant state, becoming the beautiful buildings they once were. Over 150 years

See all the photos from December here at The Solar Branco Eco Estate in the Azores.

November brings the cooler weather with a real chill in the air as well as shorter days, but with some beautiful sunsets. The tourists on the island seem to fall as quickly as the leaves from the trees, giving us

October in the Azores brings cooler weather and shorter days, but still plenty of sunshine and some occasional rain. Now is the month that we start planting our fruit trees and cutting back some other trees that have been neglected

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September in the Azores has been hot and dry. Only in the last few days has the weather started to cool. The Gin Library has been full and we are now close to 650 gins in the collection. We have