Releasing the First Colheitas Port: Quevedo 1992 and Quevedo 1994

After having launched the Quevedo Rose Port early last week, we proudly announce two new Colheita Port Wines. Both of them were harvested in the first half of the 90s, the older in 1992 and the younger in1994. “Colheita” (harvest in English) is READ MORE

Quevedo launches a Rose Port

We have been preparing this moment for a while. All started in mid September 2008 during the harvest. Claudia and me were discussing about the best moment to start harvesting. At the same time we both wanted to try our winemaking capabilities by READ MORE

How Many Grapes are there in a Bottle of Port?

This is simple Port mathematics! Let´s do it step by step: Port wine is 80% the best must from the Douro and 20% brandy; a bottle of 0.75L of wine requires roughly 1 kg of grapes, whereas brandy, a distilled drink, is much READ MORE

Quevedo’s 2007 Vintage Port Declaration

This last year has marked me a lot. Many things have been happening in Quevedo and with me. Everything started when we decided to accept Catavino’s challenge and set up the first blog of a Port Wine producer. With that our lives started READ MORE

Sommelier Thomas Sommer tastes Quevedo Ports during Prowein

The 2009 edition of Prowein is over. From Sunday to Tuesday we made new friends and met a lot of people looking for more information about about Quevedo and its wines. Prowein is also a great event because there you have thousands of READ MORE

Quevedo Uses Dynamic Labels – Adopting QR Codes for Marketing Wine

At the beginning of January 2009 we posted about using QR Codes in our wine labels. We are now realising the first bottles for the domestic market, Portugal. In a couple of months we should have our wines available in USA with this READ MORE

What About a Tailored Port?

I have a friend who makes musical logos; he asks the companies to describe themselves, studies them and composes music that speaks as they would sing. By the way, he has a website, pickyoursoundtrack.com. Badly compared, my idea would be making a Port READ MORE

What I Use To Read In Internet About Wines II

At the beginning of November, I wrote a post about wine related sites I like and I visit regularly in Internet. Lets continue that theme and make the II version. This time is just one site dedicated to Port Wine. Its name is READ MORE

CaipiRoyal, A Port Cocktail From A Port Wine Producer – Is Cocktail The Future of Port?

In recent years, Port Wine producers have been finding new and ingenious ways to sell their wines, keeping the R&D departments on their toes. First, Croft launched their Pink version of a Port Wine in the beginning of 2008. Two weeks ago, while READ MORE

Last days of Quevedo Port and Douro Wine Tasting in Belgium

These days Quevedo head up north in Brussels, Belgium, doing some wine tasting with our clients and with the clients of our clients. The tasting will end tomorrow, the November 11th. If you are close to Brussels and if you want to taste READ MORE

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