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Friday 21 October 2016 loc: GB


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 »

Churchill’s announces ‘old school’ 2014 vintage

Churchill’s Port has declared a 2014 vintage, one of the few to do so, and the wine will only be available in magnums and half bottles.

Friday, October 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Port producers raise €100,000 for charity

Last week, Port producers handed over a cheque for €100,000 to a charity for underprivileged children in the Douro valley – one of the poorest areas in Western Europe.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Quinta do Noval declares 2014 vintage Port

Port house Quinta do Noval has declared a small amount of 2014 classic vintage – its fourth declaration in a row.

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 2 Comments »

Graham’s debuts 20cl Tawny Port bottles

Graham’s has released its range of 10, 20 and 30 Year Old Ports in 20cl bottles in an effort to broaden its appeal and make the category more accessible.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Graham’s releases last 1966 Port bottles

Graham’s has released the last 104 bottles of the Symington Family’s private stock of Graham’s 1966 Vintage Port, with just 40 allocated to the UK.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 1 Comment »

Portuguese wine bar to open in London

Max Graham of Churchill’s Port is to open a Portuguese restaurant and wine bar in Flat Iron Square near London Bridge this September.

Monday, July 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Symington’s head cooper awarded Medal of Honour

Emílio Oliveira, head cooper at Symington Family Estates, has been awarded a rare Medal of Honour by the city of Vila Nova de Gaia in a ceremony held to mark a lifetime’s contribution to Port.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 1 Comment »

Port needs to learn from New World wine

The port sector needs to emulate the approach of the wine industry in the New World in order to grow the wider category, a leading producer has said.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Sogevinus focuses on still wine expansion

Port producer Sogevinus is set to double production of its still wines and consolidate the wine range as it rethinks its strategy.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 No Comments »

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