2011 harvest update after raining in the Douro valley

There are some developments in the last stage of the grape ripeness, few days before harvest starts. Last Sunday night it rained heavily in the Douro valley. This rain was very welcome as it did not damaged the berries and irrigated the dry READ MORE

How is the upcoming harvest showing up?

What a big surprise I got yesterday evening. For the first time this year, we decided to pick up some grapes to analyze its ripeness. The weather is now warming up, the temperatures in Quinta Vale d’Agodinho oscillate between the 25º C (77ºF) READ MORE