Summer Salad Recipe

Summer is definitively at our door. We thought it would be a good timing to share with you a fresh salad recipe to pair with our whites. INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings): For the SALAD: -1 chayote(Chuchu in Portuguese) -3 cucumbers -2 rocha pears -2 green onions -Lemon juice -200g goat cheese -6 Cherry tomatoes -Fresh […]

Quevedo’s Douro Gin and Cocktail

The Douro Valley has been known for centuries for delivering amazing grapes to produce quality Port and wines. But in fact, the Douro has much more to offer. All over the valley you can find a wide variety of aromatic herbs. We decided to experiment with these elements and create a gin collection made of […]

The secret in our barrels

Traditionally, portuguese grape growers and producers from the Douro valley would store the recently vinified Port in large barrels named balseiro or tonnel until spring. As the Douro winter is cold, Port Wine could safely remain there. Before the hot days of Summer, the producers would begin their journey on the Douro bringing pipas of […]

Quevedo Declares 2016 Vintage Port

We are delighted to confirm that Quevedo is declaring a 2016 Vintage Port. The product of a climactically challenging year, the 2016 Vintage shows all the characteristics of a wine that could reach great age, whilst also providing drinking pleasure at any time in its maturation cycle. The wine is a deep dark ruby with […]

Wines for the holidays

Time to pick your wines for the holiday meals and special get-togethers of family and friends. In Portugal it is traditional to have fish the evening of the 24th – bacalhau, octopus or skate. We would recommend a white for these dishes, particularly Claudia’s White 2015. In fact, this wine would also be superb with […]

What makes a family business

“Quevedo is a family wine business”. Yes, but lots of families make wine, after all. At Quevedo, being a family wine business means so much more than the fact that a lot of family members are involved in the enterprise. There are many small stories and details of family history that have shaped the flavour […]

Wines from Quevedo on the Press

2015 was the best year ever for our family business. Actually, I did not want it to finish! And the cherry on the top of the cake arrived few weeks before Christmas when the latest reviews from the American magazines were published: Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator and Wine & Spirits. For those that like these […]

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 by the end of the season: a generous amount of a steady […]

White grapes planted in the Douro valley

Now that the harvest of the white grapes is over, I thought you might want to know a bit more about the most popular white grapes of the Douro. How do they look and taste like. I kindly asked the tireless and enthusiastic Tanya Garnham to photograph representative bunches to show you the on-going process. […]