Wine

Single varietal Port experiment – it we get something excellent we will bottle it!

Some of you have probably noticed while reading our blog. We are making some experiments with single-varietal Port Wine. I’m sure many other producers have already made it. Maybe you have already tasted a single-varietal Port. But for us at Quevedo is the first time we are making it in a full dedicated way. And [...]


2007 Vintage Port Declaration – The opinion of Roy Hersh

When I was in Sammamish, Seattle, I was lucky enough to visit the private cellar of Roy Hersh. While I was contemplating some big Port Wine treasures, I asked Roy to share with us his opinion about the 2007 Vintage Port declaration. At the very end of the interview, the memory stick ran out of [...]


Some great Port Wine treasures kept secretly in American private cellars

A couple of weeks ago I was in Seattle. There were some good excuses to visit Roy Hersh: 1. to check if the weather in Seattle is so gray as people say? 2. does Roy have any other bottle in his private cellar besides Port Wine? 3. is Boeing developing a seaplane specially adapted to [...]


2007 Vintage Port Declaration – The opinion of Axel Probst

The general declaration of the Vintage Port 2007 by several producers, has attracting the attention of many specialists’ all around the world. We at Quevedo have also declared the Vintage 2007 and some Port Wine critics or simply lovers of the Douro and its juices, are coming to our winery to try our 07. One [...]


Vinexpo is over and asked Stéphane Profit to talk about Rosé Port

Vinexpo is over and I am back to S. João da Pesqueira. I have spent five very intense days in Bordeaux, where I had never been before. I just had time to visit one Chateau, Luchey-Halde, where took place the winery bloggers meeting (BTW, a really nice event, masterly organized). From Vinexpo I bring some [...]


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 a designation for Port Wine made of grapes from a single harvest [...]


Quevedo Launches a Rosé 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 making our own version of a Rosé Port. This is a easy-drinking [...]


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 to be filled with different routines, writing posts and participating in the [...]


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 wines available for tasting from all around the world. You just need [...]


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 technology. We will keep you informed and we will also let you [...]