Wine

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 like that: a Port that would taste to what one is, seen […]


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 ForTheLoveOfPort and probably sounds familiar to some of you. The team is […]


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 Quevedo was participating in the Porto & Douro Wine Show, in Lisbon, […]


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 our Port Wine, our Douro Wine or even any other wine from […]


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 a wine shop with the producers he represent and then finally at […]


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 Cima-Corgo) on August 29th and in Quinta das Olgas (Douro Superior) on […]


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 to share all our wine related experiences in the Quevedo’s web, I […]


Pairing Port, how easy?

A lot has been spoken about pairing wine and food. In the internet there are a lot of websites that seek to offer the best suggestions about the perfect pair between a wine and a good dish. The final purpose is always to relish both wine and food in its fullness. I invite you to […]


Philosophy

It is a long and uncertain road from the selection of the land up to the glass of wine at home or in a table of a restaurant. Due to the family tradition of wine production, the first part was not a problem: our family already had much experience in the cultivation and winemaking of […]