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Thursday 23 February 2017 loc: GB

Port

Uncorked: Yves Desmaris MS

Originally from Lyon, Yves Desmaris is a London-based Master Sommelier with a fondness for the priciest producers of his home country.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Fortified Masters 2016: the results

The latest edition of db’s Fortified Masters showed what great quality wines producers are making across the board, with 20% of entries being awarded Masters and one third of the entrants being given a Gold medal.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 1 Comment »

New on Wine List Confidential: The Don

It can’t be the easiest time to be doing business with a name like The Don, but this City of London stalwart manages to overcome (overcomb?) this handicap with its old-school vinous offering.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 No Comments »

‘Port sales are not in decline’ says Fells MD

Port sales are not in decline, according to Steve Moody, MD at Fells, in response to WSTA figures published last month recording a 26% drop in UK Port sales in the past 10 years.

Monday, January 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Remembering the man who ‘saved Port in the 70s’

Paul Symington pays tribute to former President of Portugal Mário Soares, who died on Saturday aged 92, and had “effectively saved Port in the 1970s”.

Monday, January 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Taylor’s releases 1967 single harvest

Port house Taylor’s has released the fourth wine in its series of 50 year-old limited edition tawny Ports – the 1967.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

Sotheby’s reveals ‘festive treats’ for London sale

Sotheby’s last fine wine sale of the year in London includes a line up of “festive treats” from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and Port.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Battlefield vineyards: part 2

Part two features the battles of Dürnstein, Porto, Champagne and Nuits and the destruction of Peru’s wine industry in the War of the Pacific.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

From the craft beers of Chicago to the sweet nectar of Sauternes, velvety reds of Napa and 19th century Tawny Port – it’s been an eclectic week in Hong Kong’s wine world.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

辛明顿家族酒庄董事长:波特酒需要走出恐龙时代

辛明顿家族酒庄(Symington Family Estates)董事长Paul Symington称波特酒需要打破它们‘私人男子俱乐部’的这种形象来吸引更加年轻的饮酒者。

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 No Comments »

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