Quinta da Boeira – Arte e Cultura, Lda. : Authentic wine with touch of innovation
Quinta da Boeira wine brand dates back to 1850. BOEIRA Wines differentiate itself by special details and the quality of the wines. From sui generis bottles to the details of its corks, it is a brand designed for a wine consumer who appreciates authenticity, with a touch of innovation. Douro DOC (table wines) and Port Wine Boeira can be found in niche markets around the world.
The Wine Visitors Centre in Vila Nova de Gaia receives visitors from all over of the world, with tastings of Port and Douro DOC wines, opened from January to December.
The most recent launches were:
Diamond, a White Port in a bottle inspired by a jewelry Diamond.
Perfume, a limited edition of a Very Old Tawny Port of 1917 presented in a Perfume Bottle, a completely new approach to the Port Wines market, which was very well received by consumers who expect to be surprised by new types of consumption.
April 2021- launch of the Boeira Tasting Pack, that includes 7 Port Wines Mini Bottles plus a Book about Port and Boeira history, to be used by Wine Specialists in their Workshops or by wine lovers to do a port competition and learn more about Port Wine.
2022 – Opening of the Boeira Port House*****, with seven rooms in a Historical house of the XIX century rebuilt in 1918, initially the atelier of the Portuguese sculptor Teixeira Lopes. Respecting the building’s original design, the Hotel will allow the Douro Wine specialists and enthusiasts that visit Oporto city rest in a Wine Environment.
2021/2022 – restarting the Port Wine Tours all around Europe – promotion of Port and Douro Wines with Wine Tastings, Enthronements by the Portuguese Wines Brotherhood and an Exhibition of replicas of ships and galleons from the 15th to the 16th century.
Very recently, Quinta da Boeira – Arte e Cultura, Lda. has joined Singapore Awards 2021 and won GOLD Medal award and a SILVER Medal award in this prestigious competition :
Boeira Vintage 2016
Awarded Gold by Singapore Newspaper
Grape Varieties :
Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca e Tinto Cão
Wine Tasting Notes :
Golden-olive green tint, the result of many years spent in hull.
Concentrated and dense a powerful nose with nuts, honey and spices.
Notes of nutmeg, intense flavors of dried fruits and coffee stand out in the mouth. A rich, intense and voluptuous texture culminates in an elegant and persistent finish.
Boeira White Diamond
Awarded Silver by Singapore Newspaper
Grape Varieties :
Málvasia Fina (40%), Viosinho (20%), Gouveio (20%) and Côdega de Larinho (20%)
Wine Tasting Notes :
Clear, amber color, on the nose aromas of citrus, tangerine peel, peach jam and honey.
In the mouth it is full but elegant, well integrated and a persistent finish.
Interview of Albino Jorge Sousa
Owner and CEO of Quinta da Boeira
Question 1: Do you already export to Singapore ? If yes, where ? If no, what type of importers & distributors are you looking for in Singapore ?
We don’t export to Singapore yet. We are looking for distributors of Wines specialized on the off trade market.
Question 2: What is the most unique and qualitative part of your products, different from competitors ?
Innovation in the presentation of our wines, in bottles, labels and stoppers. in a very traditional Port Wines market. Last launch, The Perfume, is one example of a well succeeded product that surprised consumers by the innovation in the way of drinking wine.
We understand that it’s essential to re-educate the consumer with regard to the style of wine that is Port wine. Port wine is not just for a particular generation. It can and should be enjoyed by everyone.
Its history must be valued and the winemaking process enhanced, because it’s an art.
Question 3: When did you start to export your brand worldwide, and what is your development plan for the next years ?
The Boeira Wines exports started in 1850.
– Plan for the next years:
– 2021 – launch of the Boeira Port Tasting Pack
– 2022 – opening ot the Boeira Port House *****
– 2021/2022 – restarting the Port Wine Tours
For the future the plan is to maintain quality, preserve the style and sustainability of the vineyards.
And adapting Boeira Wines to the new consumers regarding the characteristics of our wines and the product image, new launches that may “surprise” the consumer, respecting authenticity, and tradition.
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