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Friday 29 May 2015

Port

Bomfim opens centre to entice Porto tourists

Symington Family Estates has opened a new visitor centre in the Douro to capitalise on the “booming” tourist industry in Porto.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

Leading the troupe of new releases over the last month is Dom Pérignon’s 2005 vintage, McGuigan’s Aussie answer to the growth of sparkling wine, and Ledaig’s rare 42-year-old Scotch.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Sandeman unveils Seixo 2013

Sandeman has declared around 1,000 cases of vintage Port from its Quinta do Seixo property, the latest step in what the house has promised will be “a very long period of innovation”.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 No Comments »

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.

Thursday, May 7th, 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 »

The Douro in pictures

Is there any wine region more beautiful that the Douro? the drinks business visited last week to discover some exciting styles, including a number of venerable upcoming releases, and soak up the glorious springtime scenery.

Monday, April 27th, 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 »

IVDP sets out strategy for divergent Douro

As sales of Douro wine soar, the IVDP president has stressed a need for Port to focus on raising value over volume, arguing that the category’s controversial production quota is an important consideration in this mission.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Graham’s launches Port bond scheme in UK

Graham’s is launching the world’s first Port bond in the UK, which will allow people to buy a case of vintage Port in the year it is harvested.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Taylor’s Port boosts RoW 50

Although the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 declined in February, the “Rest of the World 50” continues to rise – buoyed by Taylor’s Port.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

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