Questions & Answers time: grab your Port and visit For the Love of Port

During this last week I have been actively participating at the For the Love of Port forum. I was answering questions and comments at the Guest Corner, a section of the forum that from time to time brings someone from the Port trade READ MORE

Life on the Douro in California and Toronto

It has arrived the moment to share with you (at least to some of) the documentary Life on the Douro. I have been talking about it several times during the last year. Almost every single visit that Zev Robinson, its father, was making READ MORE

Life on the Douro part 2, by Zev Robinson

Zev Robinson is back with Life on the Douro, part 2. After spending one week in the Douro and Porto last February during the Explorers Tour of Roy Hersh, Zev is now presenting us the second part of his project on the Douro READ MORE

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 READ MORE

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 READ MORE

Tasting Port in Seattle with local sommeliers

During the last week after the Wine Bloggers Conference, I flew to Seattle to visit Roy Hersh, from FortheLoveofPort. Right after my arrival, we made a sightseeing tour through the Public Market Center and after that we rode the duck, a fun trip READ MORE

Three-week trip to US – Wine Bloggers Conference and other Port Wine Tastings – here we go!

Today we will start a 3 weeks trip to the US. I’m traveling with Nadia and this intends to be a half vacation/ half business trip. I left the Douro last week, some minutes after recording the video of my last post. I READ MORE

Roy Hersh comments on Quevedo Rose Port

Editor’s note: early May we had the pleasure to receive the visit of Mr. Roy Hersh, from For the Love of Port, during the Fortification Tour 2009. On Mr. Hersh’s newsletter of June 2009, which is always one of the best sources of READ MORE

Roy Hersh Visiting Quevedo during The Fortification Tour of May 2009

As I wrote some posts ago, during the next months we here at Quevedo will have some offline meetings with people we use to have online conversations with. The first of this meetings was with Roy Hersh, who come to the Douro for 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

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