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Uncorked: Yves Desmaris MS

Originally from Lyon, Yves Desmaris is a London-based Master Sommelier with a fondness for the priciest producers of his home country.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Fladgate to build €100m tourist attraction in Porto

Adrian Bridge, CEO of The Fladgate Partnership, is to start work next month on a €100 million visitor attraction called The World of Wine on the southern side of the Douro in Porto.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 1 Comment »

Port should embrace ‘lesser grapes’ to better quality

The Douro should embrace its “lesser” grapes and co-fermentation to produce even greater Vintage Ports, according to David Guimaraens, head winemaker at The Fladgate Partnership.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Bonhams to sell pipe of ’63 Port

Bonhams’ first sale of the 2016 season will feature several hundred bottles of one of the “truly great” vintage Ports of the 20th century – the 1963.

Friday, December 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Port ‘part of Hong Kong’s wine landscape’

The Vintage Port Academy’s annual tasting in Hong Kong shone a light on the Douro’s Single Quintas and classic vintages.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Port releases for 2015

There used to be little sign of activity from the Port category outside an occasional vintage declaration, but in recent years that’s all changed.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Fonseca releases Guimaraens 2013

The Fladgate Partnership has released a 2013 Fonseca Guimaraens Vintage Port as the brand celebrates its bicentenary this year.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Five wines you never knew were ‘natural’

We round up a handful of wines that are delicious, varied, and do without any manipulative cellar techniques – but don’t class themselves as “natural”.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 3 Comments »

Fonseca marks 200th birthday

The Fonseca Port house has announced a worldwide programme of events and limited edition releases to celebrate its 200th anniversary.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Growing price appreciation for old Port?

A less Bordeaux-centric market has driven recent Port vintages upwards at surprising rates and the potential for bigger returns on older vintages is also growing.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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