Quinta dos Murças

QUINTA DOS MURÇAS

Twenty years separate the beginning of wine tourism in Herdade do Esporão and Quinta dos Murças. It's the Esporão family growing and doing what they know best!   It is said that it all began in 1714, when that place was already known…

Quinta de La Rosa

Quinta de La Rosa has withstood 100 years of a long and troubled history that only made it stronger and proud of its wines!   I have to confess that I'm slightly jealous (in a good way!) of Claire Feueheerd for having received as a gift…

Quinta do Pôpa

Grampa Pôpa dreamed, his son Zeca materialized and their children gave wings to this much-desired wine project in the Douro!   To get to Quinta do Pôpa it is important to have a car. Some estates in Douro are accessible…

Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo

From the top of the terraces, the Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo overlooks the river and welcomes many visitors   There were brave men those who, until the 60's, defied Douro currents in a superhuman effort, carrying in the rabelo…

Ramos Pinto

Its quintessential estates and visionary founder, make Ramos Pinto an unique wine brand in Portugal!   I must admit this house holds a special place in my heart; Duas Quintas was the flavour that got me stuck on Portuguese wine 5 years…

Real Companhia Velha

Getting to know the oldest wine company in Portugal, founded by the King Joseph I in 1756, was an unique experience!   I had the privilege to visit and stay overnight, at a place that is not open to the general public – Quinta do Cidrô,…

Port Wine Cellars

Whether you like wine or not, the Port wine cellars are some of the most fascinating places in Portugal   I have recently visited the Port wine cellars, in Vila Nova de Gaia, and felt as if I was travelling through time, back to when…