Tag Archives: Douro

Um Copo do Vinho do Porto – A Glass of Port

Acho que o vinho do porto é o melhor vinho da meditação.  Rico, doce, descontraído, este copo do vinho inspira ideias, emoções, confiança, fé.  Hoje eu provei um vinho do porto feito por um amigo que tem uma quinta no … Continue reading

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Ancient Lagar

Recently I was in the Douro with a friend, who took me to visit some areas I had not seen before. We passed through some aldeias (villages) high above the north bank of the river and then we pulled over … Continue reading

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Mux Again

This past Friday night I had the pleasure of seeing Mateus Nicolau de Almeida again, and tasting his 2010 wines from bottle – having tasted them from cask and cuba last November.  To make the night even better, there was … Continue reading

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Tractor Pin-up

Some weeks ago I was reviewing the stats on the blog, which include lists of what words or phrases people typed into search engines, that brought them into my blog.  I was utterly enchanted to find that “tractor pin-up” on … Continue reading

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Gone Blogging

This blog is likely to be quiet till mid-October, as I am now based in the Douro and blogging my heart out for Graham’s Port, covering the harvest in daily detail. In addition, I will be visiting the quintas for … Continue reading

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