When the Douro river has this color it means heavy rainfall

The river that crosses the valley where I live has not this name randomly. It comes from its color, which means “golden” in Portuguese. After the heavy rainfall of the last months, the Douro river is more yellow/brown/ golden than ever. Soon, boats READ MORE

The snow is again in the Douro – bring the skiis, we have some nice slopes

The snow is covering the Douro valley of white. Beautiful scenario in a very cold and rainy Winter so far. At the same time, these cold temperatures are helping in the clearing of the wines. But enough is enough and also our pet 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

Fog Over the Douro Valley – Vines Hidden Durning the Christmas Season

The vines that are closer to the Douro River are enjoining a hidden week under this beautiful fog. For a moment you can think that the river jumped out of its limits and flooded all the valley. Fortuntley it doesn’t! Port Wine is READ MORE

Quevedo Blog: Opening to the World

We have finally finished the redesign of our web site and have set up our blog! Now we are the first Port Wine company blogging! The last few months have been quite busy. At first, we wanted to remodel our web. We wanted READ MORE