The influence of the Marão on the Douro Valley climate

100km East of Porto city, the Serra do Marão surrounds the Douro River, giving birth to the Douro Valley as the river carved its path through it. Its highest peak is standing over 1400 meters. The Marão role is crucial for the weather READ MORE

Bad weather conditions damage our winery

The bad weather of the last week-end left a trace of destruction almost everywhere in Portugal. After landslides reported in Azores, heavy rain in the north and center of Portugal with floods in the Tejo valley, in the Douro the troblemaker was the READ MORE

Snowing in the Douro right before Christmas

We are white again!!! After two days of low temperatures and very cold winds, it snowed in the valley. All happened tonight, probably between 1am and 6am. I don’t know exactly, as I decided to go earlier to bed so I could have READ MORE