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

What I Use To Read In Internet About Wines

Internet is such a huge ocean that you can easily get lost. And even if you just want to look for wine related information you will have so many contents and you hardly know which site to choose. So I thought I could READ MORE

Top 10 Things a Winemaker Hates

1. When the grape truck breaks down on a rainy day 2. The cigarette smoke from a winery worker while unloading grapes 3. Finding the scissors stuck in the gears of the destemmer after being hidden in the box of harvested grapes 4. READ MORE

Who is Oscar Quevedo?

Almost three months after we have started blogging, is probably time to write a bit about myself. I should first start to say that my parents decided to give me the same first name of my father. Thus, both of us are Oscar READ MORE

Traditional Port Wine auction in the Douro valley – no bottles from Quevedo

Port wine auctions are one of the traditions of Vindouro, the wine fair which takes place every year the first days of September in S. João da Pesqueira, the heart of the Douro. I can easily remember, as it was yesterday, the cloister 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

Monday, September 8th, The Vintage has begun

Five days later than in 2007, we have started harvesting in Quinta da Alegria and Quinta das Olgas, in the regions of Cima-Corgo and Douro Superior. The yield has been higher compared to last years’ production and our estimate for the other vineyards READ MORE

Vindouro – Douro Wine Fair

VINDOURO Between September 5th to 7th is taking place in S. João da Pesqueira the VII edition of Vindouro, a Port and Douro wine fair organized by S. João da Pesqueira City Hall and also Essência do Vinho and Cryseia. In this place 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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