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Sunday 7 February 2016

Fonseca

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 »

Fladgate declares 2012 vintage Port trio

The Fladgate Partnership has used the traditional declaration date of St George’s Day to confirm the release of three 2012 vintage Ports.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Eric Asimov recommends a Spanish white with “flavours that resounded long after the sip was gone”, while Jon Bonné picks out a wine that is “a reminder of Zin’s pure pleasures”.

Thursday, May 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Fladgate joins 2011 declaration surge

The Fladgate Partnership has joined other major houses in declaring its 2011 vintage Ports, having held off until its traditional timing of St George’s day.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

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