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Friday 31 July 2015

Portugal

Port producers ‘need to work in a cooperative way’

Producers in the Douro need to work more cooperatively to guarantee their future, according to Gonzalo Pedrosa, CEO at Sogevinus.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Alentejo the ‘Swartland of Portugal’

The expansive region of Alentejo is the “Swartland of Portugal” according to Portuguese wine expert Sarah Ahmed, due to a recent influx of exciting small growers.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Cockburn’s wins the boat race

Cockburn’s has won the 2015 Barcos Rabelos race, featuring the boats that were traditionally used to carry Port down the Douro to the lodges in Vila Nova de Gaia.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Cockburn’s to launch ‘lost’ 1977 vintage

Cockburn’s is set to release its 1977 vintage for the first time as part of work to restore the Port brand to its former glory.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Symington Estates to uncover Douro’s best grapes

Symington Family Estates has planted an experimental vineyard in the hottest part of the Douro to uncover which native grapes are best-suited to the extreme conditions of the Portuguese region.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Remembering Robin Reid OBE: 1925-2015

One of the Port trade’s most liked, respected and influential figures, Robin Allan Noel Reid OBE, has died aged 89.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Madeira clarifies message

A series of changes to the permitted labeling terms used for Madeira aim to clarify and formalise information about one of the world’s most complex wine categories.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Sandeman unveils Seixo 2013

Sandeman has declared around 1,000 cases of vintage Port from its Quinta do Seixo property, the latest step in what the house has promised will be “a very long period of innovation”.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Noval declares ‘irresistibly delicious’ 2013

Quinta do Noval has become one of the few Port houses to declare a 2013 vintage Port, although poor weather during harvest means that quantities are limited to just 1,200 cases.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Port releases for 2015

There used to be little sign of activity from the Port category outside an occasional vintage declaration, but in recent years that’s all changed.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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