Quevedo 1996 Colheita wins gold medal at the Mundus Vini and Palate Press Awards

First let me say that we don’t like to brag, but our Quevedo 1996 Colheita has been popular on the wine competitions, being awarded both in Europe and in the US. Thus, we thought we should share this with you. First was Mundus READ MORE

Claudia’s 2009 among the 50 Great Portuguese Wines by Olly Smith

Since 2005 that Viniportugal has been inviting a prestigious journalist to select the 50 Great Portuguese Wines for the UK market. For the ninth edition, the journalist invited was Olly Smith, who presented last Thursday in London his list for 2013. In that READ MORE

2010 Vintage Port tasting by Wine Passion Magazine – great news!

In February 2013 Wine Passion Magazine carried through a tasting of 2010 Vintage Port. Active Port lovers know that in 2010 Port producers harvested good grapes and made nice Port. But this was not an outstanding vintage, as 2007 or more recently 2011 READ MORE

Wine Spectator featured our video "How to make Port Wine"

The video we made some months ago, “How to make Port Wine” was shorted and is finalist on Wine Spectator video contest. First, Wine Spectator asked for submissions; then, they selected nine videos for the big final, and now is the time for the public to READ MORE

Treading grapes in the lagar is not only fun but also helps to receive awards

How many of you have already trodden grapes in a lagar? I do it at least once a year when my friends from the University come over to celebrate the harvest. We all go to Quinta das Aranhas, property of Sebastião Mesquita, a READ MORE

Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines of 2010 – 2 Douro Wines and 1 Port on the list

This week was released the top 100 wines list of 2010 by the American magazine Wine Spectator. This is probably the most respected top 100 list, already on its 23rd edition. The selection is based on four criteria: quality; value; availability; and an X-factor that READ MORE

Quevedo's wines awarded? As we said before, we rather you taste it!

You know that we here, in our corner, love to hear what you think about our wines. So much that most of the time we don’t care too much about what the press says. In any case, and just to keep you informed READ MORE

Quevedo nominated for Best Winery Blog

Dear readers of our blog, it is time to judge us. This time not by tasting our wines, but because we were nominated for Best Winery Blog from the Wine Blog Awards. I had never expected that a Port producer located in a READ MORE

5th Place in the PORTraits Feature Organized by ForTheLoveOfPort

Roy Hersh in the ForTheLoveOfPort web has recently promoted a feature called PORTraits. With the aim to create a compendium of Porto, Madeira and Douro pictures, the feature was free open to all who want to share their little treasures. The challenge finished READ MORE

Douro Red Wine Between The Top 10 Wines of 2008 for Wine Spectator

The top 10 wines in 2008 from the magazine Wine Spectator brought an excellent result for the Portuguese wines. The red Quinta do Crasto Reserva Old Vines 2005 ranks in #3 with 95 points from the magazine. This is definitively an extraordinary prize READ MORE