Winter is a hard season in the valley. There is no away to disguise it. However, people have adapted and are prepared. The remains of all the prunning is now absolutely necessary and becomes a part in the cycle.
Wasting in not a common word around here.
This going along with nature is for sure one of the reasons why Douro is such a special home for such a long time. Details that we, at Dourowalks, are aware of. Pieces make a puzzle. Pieces that pile up and turn into mountains of heat and generosity. So is Douro.