Life, Douro & wine
Like a woman in a man’s world, it had to be a white wine in the world of red ones. A winner!
The crop, transport, foot treading, fermentation…. at last the grape harvest.
We believe in Nature, People and Roots as our particular inspirors to reach the highest quality.
After the pruning, the first sprouts start coming up and then the flower and the pollination and, in the end, the fruit is born in the beginning of May.
Douro’s oldest vines (1750), planted in traditional terraces supported by stone walls, were built by hand by the Douro “warriors”.
In March, a new vegetative cycle of the vine begins with “the weeping of the vine”. The flowering period begun in the first weeks of May.
The agency Moon Lisboa did our last campaign for our Quinta do Espinho white wine, Noémi, and Quinta do Espinho Reserve red.
The results from the 11th edition of the Sommelier Wine Awards are out and we are winners!
February we were really busy pruning at Quinta do Espinho.The pruning is an important task on
the vineyard and is the cutting of branches and preview that this brunches don´t grow wild.
Quinta do Espinho wine making process extends from the selection and carriage of grapes to the winery in containers of up to 25-kg (55 lbs.)
Counted in in the first world wine region officially laid out in 1757, by order of the “Marquês de Pombal”
The Quinta do Espinho project, the vineyard and wine-producing property are now entering a new chapter.