How the Port Wine benefício system works

One of the crucial questions to perfectly understand the Port Wine industry is the benefício system. Due to its huge complexity, the benefício is almost all the time a thorn in the side of those who are not from the Douro but want READ MORE

Landslides show vines' deep roots: consequence of a wet Winter

The high levels or rainfall during the first quarter of this year left an indelible mark on our vineyards. You never know how much rain you want. On one side, if it rains profusely, the vines have good levels of humidity in the READ MORE

Tasting Port Wine and Douro Wine in Hong Kong

I will start this post asking you where in the earth have you seen a video like this. Do you remember? Thank you regular reader of this blog. You are right, it was a couple of months ago and at that time we 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

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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