Quevedo 2015 Douro Vintage Report

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Quevedo 2015 Douro Vintage Report

If you think rain during the harvest can only bring harm, change your mind. In 2015, contrarily to the previous two years, the best wines were produced few days after 30mm of rainfall over Quinta Vale d’Agodinho. This time we start the vintage report READ MORE

2013 Harvest in the Douro – all about to finish

Time doesn’t stop and we are slowly approaching the end of the harvest. Contrary to the norm, this year it rained during the picking and this fact played a very important role in the overall quality of 2013 wines. If we would divide READ MORE

2013 Harvest in the Douro – time to crush the grapes

Harvest is now underway. We were waiting for quite some time until having the feeling that grapes were in perfect conditions to be harvested. And finally we started harvesting the red grapes from our most important vineyard, Quinta Vale d’Agodinho. As I am READ MORE

Harvest 2011 – half of the grapes harvested

The second week of harvest is gone and temperatures persist high. Too high for what we wished. Summer is almost over but it is still hot in the Douro. High temperatures make our life both in the vineyards and at the winery much more READ MORE

Brief report about Harvest 2010

On the 11th day of harvest, here I leave some comments about the current situation: the weather is good, dry and clear, with temperatures between 20º to 30º – still okay to swim in the Douro river day after day musts are showing READ MORE

Raining during the harvest? hum, that is not a good idea…

Maybe we were not fast enough. Or we have few people harvesting. Or we were simply unlucky. But rain has come to our vineyards and we still have 5 days of harvest ahead. Tomorrow we should finish Quinta da Trovisca by noon and READ MORE

Harvesting white grapes for Port and Douro wine

We have been dedicating the last 48 hours, this is, this last week-end, to the harvesting of white grapes. Every year we spend a whole weekend only harvesting white grapes. This year the harvest started 16 days before the one last year as READ MORE

Harvest is Finally Over in The Quevedo Estates

We can finally say that we have finished our harvest. Yesterday we made the last Port of the season from the last grapes that were still fermenting, 10 days after we had finished to pick-up grapes. As we use to say in the READ MORE

The Harvest 2008: How The City Guys Saw It In Quevedo

Editor’s note: Since 2002, my friends from University have come to our winery one week-end during the harvest, helping us to pick-up grapes, to bring it to the winery and also to make wine. This year the ritual was the same and we READ MORE

Tired Men and Women, a Few Scratches, the Birth of a Magic Quevedo White Port

Our harvest is done. Excruciating back pain and a smile in the face, that’s how we feel. I’m too tired to tell you the full version of the story but I can give you de bottom line: Quevedo’s family knows how to receive READ MORE

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