Quinta da Aveleda

Founded in 1671, Aveleda is a family-owned winery with more than 300 years of winemaking tradition. Preserving its familial character, Aveleda has evolved and developed its winemaking by adapting to market demands and investing in new technologies at every step of the way. A short walk through the Quinta da Aveleda estate shows that the search for perfection and love for winemaking is a natural value for the Guedes family. It has been so for over three centuries and we work hard to keep the tradition of innovating, just like our ancestors did. Aveleda has received numerous top ratings by U.S. wine media, as well as awards and medals, year after year, showing its commitment to consistent superb quality. Recently, Wine & Spirit gave Quinta do Aveleda Vinho Verde a 92 score. In 2008, Wine Enthusiast awarded Aveleda with a 90 score (Aveleda 2007 Alvarinho) and an 89 score (Aveleda 2007 Quinta do Aveleda Vinho Verde); in 2007, Wine Spectator gave Aveleda an 88 score (Aveleda 2006 Alvarinho) and an 87 Read more »

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  • Albariño

    History of the grape: Legend has it that Cluny monks from Burgundy brought the parentage of the grape, either Rieslin...

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    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Touriga Nacional

    History of the grape: Touriga Nacional is produced as a still table wine, but is also one of the most important grape...

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  • Fernão Pires

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Aveleda Branco Vinho Verde 2012


    Earthy on the nose with a bit of sulfur from bottling but beneath that one finds a little  lime leaf and sweet lime and Meyer lemon fruit. Soft and juicy on entry, this shows off fresh lemon and watermelon rind flavors on the palate with a nice dusty almost floral quality in the mouth leading to a soft fairly short finish.  85pts Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • I was recently transferred to an office in Fremont, CA, which is like a prison sentence in my work, so how do I entertain myself?  I scout out new wine stores.  And, thanks to Yelp, I found this really cool market that specializes in all things Portugese. It's no secret I love Spanish wine, and my experience with Portugese so far has been that i... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Iberian wine discovery!

  • Quinta da Aveleda Vinho Verde Blanco DOC 2009


    Clean and vibrant. Great with seafood. Read More

    Wine review by ceekaynj

  • Quinta de Aveleda Vinho Verde Portugal 2008


    No written review

    Wine review by alanb1108

  • Aveleda Fonte Vinho Verde Branco 2008


    No written review

    Wine review by inscrito

  • Aveleda Praia, Vinho Verde NV


    Of the Vinho Verdes that I have experienced through my full blooded Portuguese boyfriend and his family, this Praia has quickly grown to become our favorite. Locally we find it in the stores for about 8.99 a bottle. Perfect for a summer day on the boat. Read More

    Wine review by cecconi

  • Aveleda Fonte Vihno Verde


    87 points.There is a good amount of complexity on the nose of this wine. As is to be expected it is a blend of fruit and flowers with a good amount of minerality, but the layering of these individual components is what is impressive. There are notes of pineapple and crisp Gala apple, tulips and hyacinth, and cold wet stones with the faintest aro... Read More

    Wine review by Tyler Worth

  • Quinta da Aveleda-Vinho Verde Fonte White Blend Portugal Minho 2009


    Actually, 3.25 stars. Color, this wine has a clean nice light color. On the nose, I am picking some tropical fruits, some floral aromas going on, lime and limon. Midpalate, it is very clean, very crisp, fresh. This wine indeed has a soled character. Finish, not really long, but smooth and nice. This wine is well made and balanced. For $7.99 this... Read More

    Wine review by 111ImNumber1

  • Quinta da Aveleda-Vinho Verde Fonte White Blend Portugal Minho 2009


    This is truly my summer time wine. It is light and refreshing. Read More

    Wine review by mjg914

  • Quinta da Aveleda White Blend Vinho Verde 2009


    Great summer wine. Light, fresh, good acid. Goes well with any kind of spicy food.88 pts. Read More

    Wine review by MrRiesling

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