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Spying in Saint Emilion

Hello again, back to the story of my tour de France. In the day after the Vintage tasting, I got Denis’ bike on the train and departed to Saint Emilion. Less than an hour after, I was in a lovely medieval village, very touristic and well preserved: almost a case-study of historical heritage conservation, and [...]


Quevedo Conquers France

Hello, I’m back; I have been in France for the last couple of weeks, and I can say that this trip was the beginning of a new relationship with wine and the life that it represents. I’ve been for three days in Bordeaux, region that is considered by many – in fact, many don’t know [...]


Quevedo in France

Hello again, it is the ex-water-drinker. I am just departing for two adventure weeks in France, hitch-hiking in a truck to arrive tomorrow in Bordeaux, where people are waiting for me. I chose Bordeaux as the first stop for its reputation as a wine region, almost like the French Douro. I’m staying at a couple [...]


A water-drinker writing about wine? That’s me.

I got involved in this for liking to write about nothing, for liking the soil, the sun and tasting the grapes, even when they’re not ripe; and, first of all, because I feel at home at Quevedos’ home and for the hug that is mine and Óscar Zé’s since even before we were good friends. [...]