Quevedo is finally exporting to the US

This is a big step for a small family winery from the Douro. Few weeks after starting this blog, in July 2008, I put as two of our goals to find an importer for our wines in the UK and other in the US. Last November we found an importer in the UK: Wine Fantastic. And in April 2010 the first pallet of wine is going to the US. P.R. Grisley is trusting us and is bringing 6 different wines: Oscar’s 2008, White Port, Special Reserve Tawny, LBV 2003, Colheita 1996 and Vintage 2007. Some of these wines will be listed in the PLBC. Others, for now, will be available in a special offer that the Port Wine focused forum For the love of Port will make for its subscribers.

But I’ll talk about that later, now it’s time to celebrate and to open a special bottle from the cellar. This is a dream coming true!

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  1. Marco Montez Monday April 26th, 2010 | reply
    Fantastic news! Congrats to the Quevedo family.
  2. Justin Roberts Tuesday April 27th, 2010 | reply
    Congratulations Oscar!
  3. José Eduardo Tuesday April 27th, 2010 | reply
    Congratulations Óscar for achieving your goals. It takes time and perseverance but it finally paid off.
  4. michael grisley Tuesday April 27th, 2010 | reply
    Well, Oscar, we finally did it - even if it did take a few years!! I can't wait to start working with Quevedo in the US. Thank you and the entire Quevedo team for all your hard work and dedication, it shows in your wonderful ports and wines! Cheers, Michael
  5. Andy Velebil Wednesday April 28th, 2010 | reply
    Oscar, As you already know I am very happy you've found an importer for the USA. I can't wait for them to be available. Congratulations to you, the rest of the family, and the entire Quevedo Team!!!!
  6. Oscar Quevedo Wednesday April 28th, 2010 | reply
    Thank you all for your comments!! It's great to see your support!
  7. Vítor Mendes Thursday April 29th, 2010 | reply
    Óscar, I´ve told you for several times, but is never too much to say that I and Vinixá team believes that Quevedo are a great producer! In fact your proactivity and dinamic is on the base of all the success of your brand. Vinixá knows how hard it is to get to the US market, so this is really a major achievement for the entire team. Plus, you found the right importer! PR Grisley is becoming a fantastic importer, knowing how to promote and fight for our brands! What a wonderful work they´ve been doing! Congratulations also to Michael and Peter! I know you´ll be successful with Quevedo wines! Cheers

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