Portugal

Porto Cruz unveils heritage Ports for anniversary

To celebrate its 130th anniversary, Port house Gran Cruz has released an old tawny Port as a travel retail exclusive and a very old tawny made with wines from the 19th century.

Bridge: ‘Cellar door sales are a thing of the past’

Adrian Bridge, CEO of The Fladgate Partnership, has argued that wine tourism – at least in Porto – needs to focus less on cellar door wine sales and more on creating “good old-fashioned ambassadors.”

Drought causes ‘earliest ever’ harvest in the Douro

Bruno Prats told the drinks business yesterday that this year's harvest was the earliest ever conducted in the Douro Valley, with picking at Prats + Symington starting on 28 August and ending on 21 September. 

China’s wine imports up from January to August

China’s wine imports continued an upward trend seen in previous months, showing increases in both volume and value in the first eight months of the year, the latest figures from China Association of Imports and Export of Wine & Spirits have shown.

China driving a return to cork

September 20th, 2017

Symingtons test vineyard robots

September 11th, 2017

Region to believe: Portalegre

August 14th, 2017

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