Two Wines of Portugal Annual Tastings in USA
7 May 13
Chicago and San Francisco will receive Wines of Portugal events today and next Thursday , after the success of New York and Washington DC annual tastings.
Chicago and San Francisco are the new focus to the Wines of Portugal campaign in USA. Today Chicago receives a Wines of Portugal annual tasting and next Thursday it’s time to San Francisco taste some fantastic Portuguese wines. After the wine tastings in New York and Washington DC, both with excellent results, it’s time to close the Wines of Portugal annual tastings planned for this market. “The annual wine tastings are ViniPortugal efforts to promote Portuguese wines in the US market. We consider essential to expand these action to more two cities, since US market can be considered as a showcase to other markets in the world. We can’t forget that US is a group of 52 markets, each one with different characteristics and strategies. New York, Washington DC, Chicago and San Francisco are undoubtedly the most important markets where Portuguese wines should be well positioned”, says Jorge Monteiro, ViniPortugal CEO. “In 2013, US market continues with high growth potential and opportunities for Portuguese wines. It’s important to mention that US is the biggest destination for Portuguese wine exports, having grown 8.4% in value in 2012.”, enhances the ViniPortugal CEO. More information about Wines of Portugal Annual Tastings: Chicago Annual Tasting: Trade Timetable: 2pm to 5pm Consumer Timetable: 5:30pm to 8pm Number of wine producers: 53 Master Class about Portuguese wines featured by MS Evan Goldstein Master Class about Vinho Verde wines featured by MS Keith Goldston S. Francisco Annual Tasting: Trade Timetable: 2pm to 5pm Consumer Timetable: 5:30pm to 8pm Number of wine producers: 42 Master Class about Portuguese wines featured by MS Evan Goldstein Master Class about Vinho Verde wines featured by MS Keith Goldston