Perfect wines for summer!
Summer is the time for garden parties, picnics and days at the beach, while enjoying light and refreshing wines.
Summer Veraison - “O PINTOR”
“Pintor” (the Painter), the Portuguese word for “Veraison”, is a French viticulture term meaning the start of ripening. This stage is characterized by the change in colour of the gra...
Rosé wine - How it is produced?
How is it made? Colored white wine? White and red grapes? Red grapes exclusively? The rosé wines from Quinta da Raza are made exclusively from red grapes. To develop them, we selected the ...
Pairing Wine with Food
One of the key principles behind the best pairing is to understand both the food you are serving and the wine, by analysing their basic components in order to enhance your dining experience....
How to taste wine
Tasting a wine can be a bit daunting. Which method to choose? How to hold a glass of wine? What are the stages of tasting?
Plantation of "Raza de Baixo" new vineyard
A new cycle will begin at "Raza de Baixo" vineyard. The decision to plant a vineyard is a serious one, requiring study, planning, financial resources, dedication and the desire to get muddy!
The Pruning! One of the most important operations of the production of grapes
Known as one of the most important cultural operations in the vineyard, pruning is the task that regulates vegetative growth and fruit production. At Quinta da Raza, pruning is a moment of ...
"Bordalesa" style Lamprey - An excellence traditional dish from the gastronomy of the Minho Region
The Minho region is known for its centenary old fishing tradition. These days, and in the coming weeks, it is the Lamprey that falls most in fishermen's nets. Join some friends at the ta...
How we have approached 2020
At Quinta da Raza we don't sit back in times of adversity! In fact, with more than 250 years of tradition and five generations of producing wine we have resilience and perseverance as an...
World Wine Tourism Day at Quinta da Raza
World Wine Tourism Day was established in 2009 by RECEVIN- European Wine Cities Network and it is held annually on the second sunday of November. This year it is celebrated on November 8th. ...
2020: The harvest exceeds expectations
The Quinta took on a new life. The vineyards, full of grapes, were ready to be harvested. The transformation process began with a mixture of magic, a feeling of togetherness and joint happin...
We present wine tourism experiences and our wines from the Vinho Verde Region in Sweden
Quinta Da Raza are happy to announce that our winery was recently published in the winetourism.com website. We are happy to work closely with them as they are the rapidly growing listing sit...
Harvest 2020 - What can we expect from the Vinho Verde wines?
We are at the highlight of the year at Quinta da Raza, harvesting the fruit resulting from long months of work and dedication. Certainly, everyone is curious about what to expect from the 20...
A memorable summer in the Basto region - Find out what you can do
Like never before, going on holidays in Portugal is the perfect option for some unforgettable relaxation! And the Celorico de Basto region has a wealth of landscapes, flavours and traditions...
Which Vinho Verde wines pair with fish and seafood?
If there is a season where fish and shellfish gain even more relevance, it is in the summer! And Vinho Verde wine fits like a glove in the freshest menus of this season. Here is a careful se...
The Vinho Verde wines which match with summer
With the summer coming, our palate appeals to new sensations! And with temperatures rising, there is the opportunity to enjoy the best of the season. Quinta da Raza leaves you some suggestio...
How did Portuguese wines adapt to this new world context?
There is no sector that, in any way, has remained indifferent to this global pandemic. With several countries suffering severe damage to the economy and with the need for lockdown in order t...
Do you want to be the author of the label of a special edition of Quinta da Raza?
Show your creativity and sign the special edition of the new wine “Petillant Naturel” from Quinta da Raza. Enter the competition until April 30, 2020.
Varietal or blend wine - Find out the main differences
If you have a particular taste for wines, the terms blend and varietal will not be foreign to you at all. However, the distinction between these nomenclatures and their particularities is no...
The ideal Portuguese wines for Valentine's Day
Nobody can ignore love in February! In the most romantic month of the year, passion hangs in the air and brings the desire to surprise your better half. And nothing better to grow the flame ...
Codfish with all
In this Christmas recipe, which represents the typical Portuguese Christmas, we join with this dish the intensity, sharing and the familiar flavour that our Avesso / Alvarinho wine so well s...
Spaghetti with prawns
This is a dish that joins the wine and the sea. For the autumn days we bring some summer, in a more complex and cozy dish. Our Avesso wine, which is like saying “the opposite of what it sh...