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Saturday 28 March 2015

Portugal

Pinto toasts ‘sensational’ 25 year tasting

Portuguese wines could one day rival the likes of Burgundy and Bordeaux in terms of their ageing potential, suggests one producer following a landmark tasting of its wines dating back to 1990.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Douro wine pioneer hails progress

“There’s still a long way to go,” believes João Nicolau de Almeida of Ramos Pinto as the estate marks the 25th anniversary of his pioneering first Douro table wine.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Portugal hits new UK heights

Portuguese wine built on its recent upward curve in the UK last year with a 19% rise in bottled still wine export volumes and 64% growth for sparkling wines.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Fonseca marks 200th birthday

The Fonseca Port house has announced a worldwide programme of events and limited edition releases to celebrate its 200th anniversary.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Cockburn’s celebrates 200th birthday

Cockburn’s Port is preparing to mark its bicentenary, having first been established by Scotsman Robert Cockburn and his brother John in 1815.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Portugal offers best value wines in UK

Portuguese wines offer UK consumers the best value for money for their quality according to a recent survey carried out by Wotwine.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 2 Comments »

Amorim plans Helix push for 2015

Amorim is stepping up the promotional push for its Helix twist-open natural cork after reporting a positive early reaction to this innovation.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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