Making Palmela Wine with Pegos Claros Bernardo Cabral, Winemaker, and José Gomes Aires, Director Old vines. Sandy soil without irrigation. Castelão old vines Herdade de Pegos Claros Good old fashioned grape stomping. A sea of Castelão grapes. Tasting area at the winery. Barrel aging. Herdade de Pegos Claros Herdade de Pegos Claros Pegos Claros Palmela Wines Tasting the Line UpDouro Valley Harvest / Lua Cheia Working the Terraced Vineyards Harvesting at 6000 ft. Ripe Fruit Ready for Vinification Harvest Time Ripening on the Old Vine Terraced Vineyards Lua Cheia Vineyards Douro Valley Vineyard Harvest Time Abundance High Elevation Vineyards Quinta do Bronze Portuguese SunshineHarvest at Herdade de Pegos Claros Ripening Grapes This Year’s Crop Harvesting by Hand Old Vines Stems and All Working the Vineyard Ready to Go Row After Row of Old Vines Long Days in the Vineyard Barrel Aging In the Cellar Beautiful grapes make a beautiful wine.