Category Archives: Douro

Earth Day

Nothing more beautiful, or more expressive of hope…

Posted in Douro, in English, Miscellany

Harvest

Reflections on the start of the 2012 harvest in the Douro. Continue reading

Posted in Douro, in English | 4 Comments

Um Copo do Vinho do Porto – A Glass of Port

Meditation on a glass of Tawny Port. Meditação sobre um copo de vinho do porto tawny. Continue reading

Posted in Douro, em Português, in English, Port Wine, Wine | 6 Comments

Ancient Lagar

Exploring an ancient lagar in the Douro. Continue reading

Posted in Douro, in English, Travel, Wine

Mux Again

Mateus Nicolau de Almeida hosted a tasting and dinner at Deck Foz in Porto. Excellent food well paired with Mateus’ wonderful Muxagat Vinhos wines. Continue reading

Posted in Douro, Food and Wine, in English, Portugal, Wine | 1 Comment

Tractor Pin-up

My fascination with viticultural tractors continues. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Douro, in English, Tractors | 4 Comments

Gone Blogging

My blogging plans for Harvest 2011 in the Douro. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Douro, in English

Mux Redux

Met up with Mateus Nicolau de Almeida at Essência do Vinho, which reminds me, I need to tell you about my visit to Monte Xisto last November. Continue reading

Posted in Douro, in English, Wine | 2 Comments

Press Wines

Symington’s wine maker Pedro Correia gave me a lesson in the creation and use of press wines for blending table wines. Continue reading

Posted in Douro, Harvest 2010, in English, Wine | 3 Comments

Colour and Texture in the Douro

The Douro is a great wine region, but also fascinating when viewed rather abstractly, strictly in terms of colour and texture. Continue reading

Posted in Douro, Harvest 2010, in English | 2 Comments