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Monday 5 December 2016 loc: GB

Portugal

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 »

‘Port needs to come out of the dinosaur age’

Paul Symington of Symington Family Estates has said that Port needs to shake off its “private men’s club” image to attract a younger audience of drinkers.

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Douro Boys Port raises €100,000 for youth charity

Portuguese winemakers the Douro Boys have helped to raise €100,000 for disadvantaged Douro youths from sales of a special edition vintage Port.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Symington acquires new quinta

Symington Family Estates has acquired a new property in the north-east of the Douro with 33 hectares of vineyards.

Friday, November 4th, 2016 No Comments »

The six leading grapes of Port

Although they are little-known in the wider world of wine, six key grapes make up the majority of Port production – and we look at what they bring to the blend.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 No Comments »

New Douro tasting to focus on minerality

The New Douro tasting returns to London this year and will focus on minerality with a seminar posing the question: why have white Douro wines become so hip?

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

The Douro in pictures: The Fladgate Partnership

db ventured to the UNESCO registered Douro region as guests of The Fladgate Partnership, discovering Port a-plenty, jazzy tuk tuks and a liking for kid goat.

Wednesday, October 5th, 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 »

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 »

Colheita port brand wins first multiple listing

Premium port brand Kopke has won its first UK multiple listing after its 1996 Colheita Port launched with Marks and Spencer online.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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