First thoughts of my trip: US economy is not good, but that is not bad for wine

During this first couple of days in New York I have been spending some time focusing on peoples’ behavior. It is not difficult to figure out that the American economy is not breathing health and there is two indicators that help me to READ MORE

What Comes to your Mind when You hear the word "Azores"?

When somebody says Azores I think about green land, cows, milk, blue beaches with dark sand, bananas and pineapples, massa sovada and bolo lêvedo and FAMILY! Yes, I have family in São Miguel, the biggest and more developed of the nine islands of READ MORE

The douro valley from the sky Quinta do Vesuvio, Senhora da Ribeira, Pinhão and Porto

When I fly to or from Oporto‘s airport I always try to grab a seat by the window. The airport Francisco Sá Carneiro is near the city center and the runway is in the direction of the city. So while taking off or READ MORE

Quevedo visiting Quinta de Ervamoira owned by Ramos Pinto

A couple of weeks ago I spent a nice week-end with some friends in Foz-Côa. This city, located in the Douro Superior, is known as the capital of the almond trees, which are very beautiful during the flowering period. Foz-Côa got some international READ MORE

Presentation of Winery Blogging for Wine Tourism Conference

Wine Tourism Conference winery blogging View more presentations or upload your own. (tags: web 2.0) After spending the weekend learning and speaking at the I Wine Pleasures Conference in Sitges, Barcelona, I wanted to share the presentation we showed in our talk. I READ MORE

Quevedo Will Attend to the I Wine Pleasures International Wine Tourism Conference & Workshop

From January 23th to 26th will take place in Sitges, Barcelona, the 1st Wine Pleasures International Wine Tourism Conference & Workshop. This event, organized by Wine Pleasures, will put together wine buyers, such as importers, distributors or retailers, and wineries with the purpose READ MORE

Where To Go When Visiting Porto

The city of Porto is known for giving the name to Port Wine, and is like a balcony on Vila Nova de Gaia, the place where the tastings that decided the declaration of a Vintage were formerly done. It’s also in Vila Nova READ MORE

Birthday Gifts: This Year, A Book; The Helicopter Will Come Next

I received a book today, two weeks after my birthday. I could say it is gorgeous, but exact word may be tasty, or something that tastes so good that one wants to save it for somo special occasion. As I don’t know when READ MORE

The Harvest 2008: How The City Guys Saw It In Quevedo

Editor’s note: Since 2002, my friends from University have come to our winery one week-end during the harvest, helping us to pick-up grapes, to bring it to the winery and also to make wine. This year the ritual was the same and we READ MORE

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 READ MORE

Prev Next 1 2 3