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Tuesday 1 December 2015


dbHK to highlight Douro in first masterclass of 2016

the drinks business Hong Kong is kicking off 2016 with an exciting new masterclass series in Hong Kong, beginning with A Day in The Douro on 28 January.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Port should emulate cider’s success in the on-trade

Port needs to learn from the success of iced cider in order to tap into a new generation of drinkers in the on-trade, according to a leading port industry figure.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 2 Comments »

Six white grapes to watch in the Douro

Following yesterday’s article on the red grapes to watch in Port country, we turn our attention to the potential varieties for great white wine from the Douro.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Five grapes to watch in the Douro

Symington Family Estates is pinning its hopes on five lesser-known grapes for raising the quality of Port and table wine from the Douro. We consider their characteristics.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 2 Comments »

Aged tawny Port sees €10m sales surge

The aged tawny Port category has grown by more than €10 million in the past four years, despite the recessionary environment.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Cockburn’s marks bicentenary with new vineyard

Cockburns has marked its bicentenary year by extending its Quinta dos Canais vineyard, planting the native Portuguese grape Alicante Bouschet for the first time.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Croft opens Douro estate to tourists

Croft Port has opened its estate in the Douro Valley to the public having completed work on its new visitor centre at Quinta da Roêda.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Hopes high for a vintage Port year

Could 2015 prove a vintage year for Port? Symington Family Estates has pointed to “potentially outstanding” quality as it prepares to start harvest next week.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Douro DOC: ready to bloom?

With 25 years experience now under their belt, Douro DOC wine producers are branching out in some exciting directions and attracting influential attention.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 No Comments »

BBC wine choice causes sales rush

Majestic has reported the busiest online trading period in its history after a recommendation for a Portuguese wine on the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

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