Christian Seely

In pictures: Quinta do Noval

db pays a visit to Port house Quinta do Noval in the Douro, known for doing things a little differently, discovering a love of Petit Verdot, a passion for Colheita and a man on a mission to raise the profile of Douro's still wines.

Noval declares ‘irresistibly delicious’ 2013

Quinta do Noval has become one of the few Port houses to declare a 2013 vintage Port, although poor weather during harvest means that quantities are limited to just 1,200 cases.

Dry whites will save sweet Sauternes

The pursuit of making high quality dry white wines in Sauternes will help the survival of the region’s under-appreciated sweet wines thinks AXA Millèsimes’ managing director, Christian Seely.

Seely: Petit Verdot capable of sensational things in the Douro

Having spent the last 25 years reviving historic Port house Quinta do Noval, Christian Seely is turning his attention toward Douro red wines, flagging Petit Verdot as one of the "most thrilling" international varieties to have emerged.

Uncorked: Christian Seely

November 18th, 2014

The Douro Valley in pictures

October 3rd, 2014

Do hotels help wine brands?

April 2nd, 2012

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