Drought in the Douro valley – how the soil should be and how it is

  Quinta Senhora do Rosário – December 2008                         Quinta Senhora do Rosário – February 2012                       What is wrong with these READ MORE

How are our small new vines behaving? Last months’ rainfall is helping

Can you remember an old post of white vines being planted in Quinta da Trovisca? You do? Now you can see how our little new vines are growing! They are now around 30 cm big and showing great vitality. Some will already produce 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