Shooting control in the Douro – removing what is not necessary for the vine

Every year after the harvest, the vines go through a dormant phase. At the end of the winter, this dormant phase finishes and the new shooting comes out from the bud breaks selected during pruning. Most of the time, the vines shooting is READ MORE

Oscar’s 2009 is ready for the fight

2010 is about to finish, but before we enter 2011, we want to present you the second edition of our Douro wine Oscar’s. First released in 2009, Oscar’s is a social, friendly and easy-going Douro wine. Made with grapes from Quinta da Trovisca, READ MORE

Preparing the soil for planting a white grapes vineyard in Quinta da Trovisca

Did you read the previous post? If so, you’ve noticed that we were challenging you to guess what we will do in the area in front of the winery. In the comments’ section, you can see that Andy Velebil bet on a white READ MORE

A water-drinker writing about wine? That’s me.

I got involved in this for liking to write about nothing, for liking the soil, the sun and tasting the grapes, even when they’re not ripe; and, first of all, because I feel at home at Quevedos’ home and for the hug that READ MORE