This week’s top picks include a selection of orange wines set to “rival rosé” and a smattering of “enticing” Hungarian wines.
The self-taught Portuguese winemaker on feeling dazed and confused, tasting 99 wines in one sitting and why patience is a virtue.
La Martiniquaise, the owner of Porto Cruz, has opened a new state-of-the art new winery and a bulk storage facility close to Portugal’s Douro Valley.
Port house, Quinta do Noval, has made a late declaration of the 2012 vintage, nearly three months after the traditional date to do so.
The Douro Valley is not only a stunningly beautiful viticultural region, but one which could be on the cusp of “something special”, according to its winemakers.
A trip to the Port houses of Portugal’s Douro Valley and the inaugural drinks business Global Rosé Masters were just two of this week’s highlights.
Foot-treading Port brings a 2% better result than modern technology, according to Adrian Bridge, CEO at The Fladgate Partnership.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Pétrus predictably dominated Sotheby’s latest London sale but vintage Port and 1961 Latour was also “snapped up” by buyers.
Symington Family Estates has launched a single harvest tawny from 1882 under the Graham’s label.
Taylor’s managing director highlighted a growing demand for aged tawny Port at the launch of the house’s 1863 Single Harvest at the London Wine Fair yesterday.
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