Quinta Nova wine tasting in Porto
15 April 15
Next Friday, 17th April, starting at 6.30 pm, at Wines of Portugal Tasting Room, Porto
The wines of Quinta Nova Nossa Senhora do Carmo from Douro region will be highlighted next Friday, 17th of April, at 6.30pm, at Palácio da Bolsa in Porto. The wine tasting will be conducted by the winemaker Jorge Alves, who will present the wines made from indigenous grape varieties. Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo is located in the heart of Douro region, has more than 250 years of history and is owned by Amorim family since 1999. The original wine cellar of 1764 had modifications conceived by the architect Arnaldo Barbosa. However, this wine estate is older than 1764. This land belonged to Portuguese Royal House and has been identified its first owner in 1725. The wine cellar vinified over 3,500 barrels of wine, portions and neighboring estates, and was soon 'integrated in the first demarcation of the region'. The historic places that are still preserved prove all this historical importance. The passion, entrepreneurial and visionary spirit of this family made a difference because determined the beginning of multiple changes which open the way to the oenological excellence. Wine tasting registration is required by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and has a cost of 5€. Other information can be requested to Daniela Macedo, by the same e-mail or phone 22 33 23 072/96 637 11 02.