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

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

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

Coming up soon: The Mistery of the Harvest at Quevedo's Winery

A new movie debuting in São João da Pesqueira: The plot was written long ago by Quevedo’s history. A collection of well known steps, improved every year, learning with the experience of the elders. The set is fully prepared: a long shiny vineyard 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

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

So Many Flavours So Many Things To Discover

Not satisfied with the outcome, a few days latter I arranged a dinner were the objective was to defeat the preconceived idea, proven in the last dinner, that the Port Wine doesn’t make a good combination with the main dish. The menu was READ MORE

Quevedo Conquers France

Hello, I’m back; I have been in France for the last couple of weeks, and I can say that this trip was the beginning of a new relationship with wine and the life that it represents. I’ve been for three days in Bordeaux, 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

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