What About a Tailored Port?

I have a friend who makes musical logos; he asks the companies to describe themselves, studies them and composes music that speaks as they would sing. By the way, he has a website, pickyoursoundtrack.com. Badly compared, my idea would be making a Port READ MORE

What I Use To Read In Internet About Wines II

At the beginning of November, I wrote a post about wine related sites I like and I visit regularly in Internet. Lets continue that theme and make the II version. This time is just one site dedicated to Port Wine. Its name is READ MORE

CaipiRoyal, A Port Cocktail From A Port Wine Producer – Is Cocktail The Future of Port?

In recent years, Port Wine producers have been finding new and ingenious ways to sell their wines, keeping the R&D departments on their toes. First, Croft launched their Pink version of a Port Wine in the beginning of 2008. Two weeks ago, while READ MORE

Last days of Quevedo Port and Douro Wine Tasting in Belgium

These days Quevedo head up north in Brussels, Belgium, doing some wine tasting with our clients and with the clients of our clients. The tasting will end tomorrow, the November 11th. If you are close to Brussels and if you want to taste READ MORE

Quevedo in Belgium

These days we are traveling in Belgium to do some wine tasting with our clients. Once a year, one of our clients, Roger & Luc De Smedt, a distributor located in Brussels, invites his clients for a wine tasting in a restaurant or READ MORE

Treading Grapes in the Lagar – Traditional Vinification in the Douro

Harvest in the Douro is synonym of treading grapes in the lagar. As João Ribeiro has explained, the last week-end of September was time to meet our friends and have fun while harvesting grapes and help to make wines in Quevedo! On Saturday READ MORE

Tired Men and Women, a Few Scratches, the Birth of a Magic Quevedo White Port

Our harvest is done. Excruciating back pain and a smile in the face, that’s how we feel. I’m too tired to tell you the full version of the story but I can give you de bottom line: Quevedo’s family knows how to receive 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

Harvest Probably One Week Later Than in 2007

The vintage is close and ripening control is very important to define the date of the harvest and to define the order that different fields should be harvest within the same vineyard. We were carrying out ripening controls in Quinta da Alegria (up 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

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