January 24, 2010

Quinta da Gricha

Quinta da Gricha 2007 has just been rated as the "Best Old World Wine" by Stephen Spurrier in the Feb 2010 edition of Decanter.

2010 promises to be an exciting year at Quinta da Gricha; not only are we completing the new planting of 15 hectares of vineyard, but we also hope to start on the restoration of the house and the supporting infrastructure of outlying buildings. This will include the conversion of the old "cardenhos" into a lab and tasting room.

The new vineyards are licensed to grow Douro wine and we are concentrating on planting more Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca to increase the total percentage of these grape varieties in the overall vineyard to 40% and 25% respectively.

1 comment:

  1. Johnny,
    Glad to see your New Years resolution is to spend more time on the blog. No easy task when your also running a company. So I just wanted to thank you for keeping this going as I enjoy the updates. Hopefully I'll get to see you again later this year when I head back to the Douro.

    All the best,