Café China combines Port and Chinese cuisine in NYC

Three years after making the first contacts to have our wines and Ports available in New York, we found Washington Square Wines to represent us. Jeffrey Ghi and Subir Grewal, the owners of the company founded last year, are passionate about Port and wine in READ MORE

Café China combines Port and Chinese cuisine in NYC

Three years after making the first contacts to have our wines and Ports available in New York, we found Washington Square Wines to represent us. Jeffrey Ghi and Subir Grewal, the owners of the company founded last year, are passionate about Port and READ MORE

Wine consumption: doctors and politicias have different approachs

We all know that the current economic situation is not as favorable as we would hope. Private and public consumption is weak; families, companies and Governments are all over indebted. The GDP (Gross Domestic Product) if growing is moving at a very low READ MORE

Is wine art, culture or a little bit of both?

I am getting more and more convinced that wine should be seen as art rather than a beverage. Drinking a glass of good wine is like contemplating a piece of art. The more you go through it, the better you understand what is READ MORE

Raining during the harvest, fortunately 50% of the wine is already made

The scenario is pretty disappointing. It is raining heavily in the Douro valley for over four hours and there is no signal of ending. We harvested today in Quinta da Trovisca, before starting raining. But now the soil has plenty of water and READ MORE

Resuming harvest after rain delays in the Douro valley

We are starting today the second phase of our marathon, also know as harvest. After picking up the grapes from our vineyards by the Douro river, Quinta Vale d’Agodinho, Alegria and Mós, which we finished on September 24th, we decided to make a READ MORE

The 10 Secret Ingredients of a Porto Quevedo

One could say that a bottle of Quevedo is just made of grapes and barrels and wisdom and time. But the truth is that there is much more than that… 1 – The siestas of Grandpa João in the van just after lunch 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

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 READ MORE