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Sunday 26 October 2014

Portugal

Sandeman joins wave of old tawny releases

Sandeman is celebrating its 225th anniversary next year with the release of its first ever single cask of Very Old Tawny Port.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Seely to steer Douro red revolution

Quinta do Noval custodian Christian Seely is on a mission to spearhead the Douro Valley’s dry red revolution at his own property, Quinta da Romaneira.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

Top 10 dry rosés over £10

France, in particular Provence, led the way for rosés over £10 in our 2014 Global Rosé Masters, but there were some worthy mentions from elsewhere in Europe and the US.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Sir Cliff to leave Portuguese vineyard

Sir Cliff Richard will fly to the UK “within days” to face questioning over allegations of historical sex abuse, leaving his Portuguese vineyard.

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 »

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