Jazzed about Vinho Verde: Aveleda Sponsors Clean Feed Jazz Fest NYC Sept 16-20, 2009
(Published: September 10, 2009)
During this year's Clean Feed Fest NY IV (Sept 16-20), guests will have something extra to jazz about - an authentic taste of Portugal in the form of the unique wine called Vinho Verde.
Aveleda, one of Portugal's top wineries known for its award-winning Vinho Verde wines, will sponsor this year's five-day-long jazz and improvised music event, donating more than 120 bottles of Quinta da Aveleda Vinho Verde to the festival.
In its fourth year, the Clean Feed Festival will take place at the Cornelia Connelly Center, a non-profit organization providing girls from low-income families with an educational foundation, in New York City and will showcase a diverse smorgasbord of prolific performances by 11 different musicians and groups from around the world.
"Fine wine and fine music go hand in hand, and we are truly proud to support such a wonderful cultural and musical event as Clean Feed," says António Guedes, fourth generation descendant of Aveleda's founder and current CEO of Aveleda estate and winery. "In addition, we are honored at the opportunity of introducing more Americans to the unique, refreshing taste of Portuguese Vinho Verde."
Quinta da Aveleda Vinho Verde 2008, which will be served at the event, was awarded 90 points in the Fall 2009 issue of Wine & Spirits Magazine. The last three vintages of Aveleda's Quinta da Aveleda Vinho Verde were all highly scored (90 and 92 points) and add to a long list of international medals and top ratings, an evidence of the consistent quality of Aveleda's wines.
"We are excited to add Aveleda as a top sponsor of Clean Feed Fest NY, and we look forward to utilizing its fine Vinho Verde wines to offer festival guests a broader taste of Portugal," Pedro Costa, Artistic Director of Clean Feed.
Full program and event information is available online at: http://www.cleanfeed-reco...
More Information: http://aveleda.portugalwines.org/