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Thursday 2 October 2014

Port

New look for the 2009 Graham’s LBV

The Symington Family has introduced its new look Graham’s 2009 Late Bottled Vintage, produced in a very hot year which resulted in very low yields.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and moon cake pairings

From tawny Port to demi-sec Champagne via Sauternes and Pacherenc du Vic Bilh, the Wine Etc. team suggests the best fine wines to pair with moon cakes this mid-autumn festival.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

This week’s top picks include a selection of orange wines set to “rival rosé” and a smattering of “enticing” Hungarian wines.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Dirk Niepoort

The self-taught Portuguese winemaker on feeling dazed and confused, tasting 99 wines in one sitting and why patience is a virtue.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Porto Cruz opens six million litre winery

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.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Quinta do Noval declares 2012 vintage

Port house, Quinta do Noval, has made a late declaration of the 2012 vintage, nearly three months after the traditional date to do so.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Portugal’s Douro Valley in pictures

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.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

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.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Foot treading improves Port by 2%

Foot-treading Port brings a 2% better result than modern technology, according to Adrian Bridge, CEO at The Fladgate Partnership.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

DRC, Pétrus and Port at Sotheby’s sale

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.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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