Events

FEEDBACK FROM IMPORTERS - 2019 EDITION
INVITATION
IN DOURO WINE EXPORT BUSINESS
Date: 14, 15 and 16 October 2021
Arrival: 13/14 October | Departure: 17 October
The Soul Wine - In Douro Wine Business is carried out to provide business meetings between wine producers and potential importers. Since the first edition, in 2006, 280 importers from 28 countries and 3 continents have attended this event. NERVIR - Business Association is organizing this event with the contribution of AICEP – Portugal Global.
REGISTRATIONS OPEN UNTIL 10-10-2021
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ABOUT THE EVENT
THE OBJECTIVE
As in the previous years, NERVIR - Business Association, INVITES WINE IMPORTERS to the Douro Region, for the In Douro Wine Business, a business meeting event, that takes place in the Douro Region since 2006, organized with two main objectives:
1 - For the Port & Douro wine producers participating in the event, to find new business partners abroad, for their wines;
2 - For the importers invited, to discover new wines suited for their markets and portfolio.

These objectives are achieved when both, producers and importers, make business. In previous editions, good new businesses were established, due to this wine business meeting event.
Portugal and the Douro Region

THE EVENT IT SELF
- In Vila Real. Arrival: october 13/14 | departure: october 17 from Oporto;
- Both the event and the lodging will be in Quinta do Paço Hotel. See here!;
- The event begins with a Speed Meeting, with no tastings;
- Invitation to wine importers from different countries to participate in the event, with the support from Aicep Portugal Global - Trade & Investment Agency;
- NERVIR - Business Association, ASSURES WINE IMPORTERS THE PAYMENT OF ALL THE EXPENSES with travels, transfers, lodging and meals for one representative of each company.
Quinta do Paço Hotel
Previous year event

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?
- If you are really interested in finding Port & Douro wines for your portfolio, please fill in the Registration Form, attached to this Invitation, and send back to Nervir;
- After receiving, the Registration Form, Nervir will contact you to confirm your personal data, and then will send you the ticket, (if the number of registrations, total, or per country, has not yet been completed.);
- Entry in the event requires the acceptance by the company and his representative of the entire program on an exclusive base;
- Participation on a "first come, first served" basis, according to the maximum number of importers, allowed.
2019 event

PROVISIONAL PROGRAM
october, 14 - Thursday
(Reception and transfer from Oporto to Vila Real and lodging in Quinta do Paço Hotel)
- In Douro Wine Business Opening
17H00 - In Douro Wine Business Speed Meeting
21h00 - Dinner at Quinta do Paço Hotel, with producers

october, 15 - Friday
08H30 - Departure from Hotel to the “Wonderful Douro” tour – Galafura
10H00 - In Douro Wine Business opening
13H00 - Lunch at Quinta do Paço Hotel
14H30 - Return to the In Douro Wine Business
20H30 - Dinner with producers at Quinta do Paço Hotel

october, 16 - Saturday
09H00 - In Douro Wine Business opening
12H30 - Check-out from the hotel – All luggage at the bus
13H00 - Lunch at Quinta do Paço Hotel
15H30 - Departure to the boat cruise in the Douro river - Pinhão
19H30 - Return to the city of Oporto – Lodging in the hotel and free time

october, 17 - Sunday - Transfers from the hotel to the Airport

FEEDBACK FROM IMPORTERS - 2019 EDITION
Answers from importers that attended the 2019 Soul Wines In Douro event, if they would recommend other importers to attend this event?

"Nice and pleasure event with well organized schedule. Well chosen and prepared winemakers with good stories. Thumbs up." Importer from Czech Republic

"Yes I do, and I will tell more people about the wonderful organisation Nervir is! Cause I think you showed me the way the real Portugal is. This was the best wine import event I was in for the last year (out of 3). The quality of the producers, organisation and the wines were higher than I whised. I really appriciate the event and you gave me many opportunities for wines from this part of Portugal. " Importer from Netherlands

"Very good organised event in the beautiful Douro valley with a good and various selection of producers." Importer from Germany

"Yes I would this event. It was also a good opportunity to learn more about the Douro region." Importer from Ireland

"Great opportunity to meet great producers, know more about region and also the location, food and event was so well organised, the job came together with a rest and fun. Amazing organization, great location, great care of all importers. I have been in many trips, but this one have the most amazing organization, everything was excellent. Thank you for the job you are doing! :)" Importer from Latvia

"Yes, for importers unfamiliar with Douro wines and wanting to expand their portfolio, this is an excellent event." Importer from the United States

GALLERY
FROM PREVIOUS EDITIONS
If you are interested in this Business Wine Event to discover new Port and Douro wines for your portfolio…


FILL IN THE REGISTRATION FORM



Participation on a "first come, first served" basis, according to the number of importers per country.


E-MAIL : DEPFEIRAS@NERVIR.PT


We will confirm and send you all needed information to participate, if the number of registrations, total, or per country, has not yet been completed.
About Soulwines:
www.soulwines.com.pt
About NERVIR:
www.nervir.pt