Two controversial points in my speech at Vindouro

Vindouro oscar quevedo There are some amazing traditions that have been created from the beginning of the 21st century that I truly want to keep alive. One of those traditions is Vindouro, a wine, food and culture festival which takes place at the READ MORE

Trip to Niger – the wedding that will mark all my life

This year has been marked by a rainy Winter, a hot Summer and by the high number of weddings I am attending to. One of those weddings was far away from the Douro. Mouna, the bride, is from Niger and Andreas, the groom, READ MORE

1960 Vintage Port Tasting in London – the first good harvest of the great 60s

A couple of weeks ago I attended one of those tastings of Port Wine that I have been dreaming of for a long time. Tom Archer, a Port Wine enthusiast from the UK, who would be 50 on May 2010, was the perfect excuse READ MORE

Sarah Ahmed at the 50 Great Portuguese Wines organized by Viniportugal in the UK

Last week, while I was in London, I went to an event organized by Viniportugal to promote Portuguese wines. Its name is 50 Great Portuguese Wines and it goes on its 5th edition. Since 2005 Viniportugal has been inviting, every year, a wine READ MORE

2007 Vintage Port tastings – from Denmark to Germany after Portugal and Brazil

This is definitively a special Port Wine. The 2007 Vintage Port declaration has received a lot of attention not only from Port enthusiasts, but also from media and retailers. In the last weeks we made a special tasting of our Vintage 2007 in READ MORE

Pairing Quevedo Rose Port and Nespresso Leggero

During the last week-end in the Porto & Douro Wine Show, which took place in Lisbon, there was something that caught my attention: Port and coffee parings! Great experience to have a sip of Nespresso Leggero coffee, followed by a sip of our READ MORE

Vintage Port 2007 – Tasting at Pálacio da Bolsa

Yesterday Quevedo attended a tasting of Vintage Port 2007 for the Portuguese press and trade in the Palácio da Bolsa, in Porto. The tasting, organized  by the IVDP, by the Porto Wine Producers Association and by Essência do Vinho, got together around 50 READ MORE

The Live Harvest is over, amazing results; now we need some rest

Quevedo Hosts the First Live 2009 Harvest in the Douro

Quevedo, Port and Douro wine producer, is streaming live the harvest in its vineyards in the Douro to a wine tasting room in London. The live video will be shown next Tuesday, September 22nd 2009 in a big screen of the Boutique Wineries READ MORE

Vindouro wine fair and Port Wine auction in S. João da Pesqueira

After spending a wonderful week in Denmark, I’m back to the Douro, where this week-end took place another edition of Vindouro. This regional wine fair is attracting more and more visitors to our town. Indeed I�ve never seen so many people in S. READ MORE

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