Port Wine Fest – time to celebrate Port in Portugal

September 4th marks the beginning of the second edition of the Port Wine Fest. This is an event dedicated to celebrate Port in the heart of Vila Nova de Gaia, the twin city of Porto, from September 4th to 8th 2013. Historically, the READ MORE

Sparkling Quevedo Rose Port Sangaree

What you will read next is probably the best ever recipe for a Rosé Port cocktail. The first and only time I tried this cocktail was in Salt Lake City, two weeks ago, on a hot Summer evening, right before starting what we think was READ MORE

Growing white grapes in Quinta da Trovisca: Viosinho, Rabigato and Gouveio

After preparing the soil and making the terraces, we have finally planted our first white grapes vines in Quinta da Trovisca. We chose three varietals for our small field of under 2 hectares of land: Viosinho, Rabigato and Gouveio. Many producers are planting READ MORE

Making white Port Wine this afternoon – check the video when we’re adding the brandy

Today we have been making white Port Wine. The grapes that we were harvesting during the week-end were transformed into a healthy and aromatic must during the last days, which was ready for the fortification this afternoon. We are considering to follow Andy READ MORE

Vinexpo is over and asked Stephane Profit to talk about Rose Port

Vinexpo is over and I am back to S. João da Pesqueira. I have spent five very intense days in Bordeaux, where I had never been before. I just had time to visit one Chateau, Luchey-Halde, where took place the winery bloggers meeting READ MORE

Roy Hersh comments on Quevedo Rose Port

Editor’s note: early May we had the pleasure to receive the visit of Mr. Roy Hersh, from For the Love of Port, during the Fortification Tour 2009. On Mr. Hersh’s newsletter of June 2009, which is always one of the best sources of READ MORE

Quevedo launches a Rose Port

We have been preparing this moment for a while. All started in mid September 2008 during the harvest. Claudia and me were discussing about the best moment to start harvesting. At the same time we both wanted to try our winemaking capabilities by 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