Who is Oscar Quevedo?

Almost three months after we have started blogging, is probably time to write a bit about myself. I should first start to say that my parents decided to give me the same first name of my father. Thus, both of us are Oscar READ MORE

Traditional Port Wine auction in the Douro valley – no bottles from Quevedo

Port wine auctions are one of the traditions of Vindouro, the wine fair which takes place every year the first days of September in S. João da Pesqueira, the heart of the Douro. I can easily remember, as it was yesterday, the cloister READ MORE

Could Port Wine use other closure than cork? No, not for now

In recent years, or maybe even in the last decades, there has been a considerable amount of research about wine closures. Some defend cork, others screwcap, and some advise for the t-cap (very hard to find a producer however!! – do you know READ MORE

Monday, September 8th, The Vintage has begun

Five days later than in 2007, we have started harvesting in Quinta da Alegria and Quinta das Olgas, in the regions of Cima-Corgo and Douro Superior. The yield has been higher compared to last years’ production and our estimate for the other vineyards READ MORE

Vindouro – Douro Wine Fair

VINDOURO Between September 5th to 7th is taking place in S. João da Pesqueira the VII edition of Vindouro, a Port and Douro wine fair organized by S. João da Pesqueira City Hall and also Essência do Vinho and Cryseia. In this place READ MORE

Port and Tonic, a Nice Marriage?

I probably have to apologize to those more conservative about Port. To those more liberal, I must confess and share my experience. I am not quite sure if this is the best place to talk about cocktails with Port, but as we promised READ MORE

Our Passion Lead US to Improvement

Wine is a passion! We really enjoy what we do! It starts with the prune, then the first leafs show up and finally the harvest. In the winery you choose the right moment to pick up the grapes, you select the grapes to READ MORE

Vines in the Parque Natural del Garraf – Catalonia

While I was spending my two weeks of vacation in August, and during the five-days period I was in Catalonia (autonomic region in the northeast of Spain) I did a trip through the Natural Parc of Garraf. The purpose was to visit the READ MORE

Quevedo Blog: Opening to the World

We have finally finished the redesign of our web site and have set up our blog! Now we are the first Port Wine company blogging! The last few months have been quite busy. At first, we wanted to remodel our web. We wanted READ MORE

Quinta Vale D'Agodinho

Quinta Vale d’Agodinho is located next to the Douro River which embraces 650 feet of the vineyards. Fifty luscious acres are full of the best varieties of the region. Quevedo vineyards showcase a small terroir of 50-years-old vines of strong structure, ageing potential READ MORE

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