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Monday 1 September 2014

Symington Family Estates

Graham’s launches tawny Port from 1882

Symington Family Estates has launched a single harvest tawny from 1882 under the Graham’s label.

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Portugal hopes to repeat Super Tuscan feat

Portuguese wine is “on the cusp” of breaking into the fine wine market, just as the Super Tuscans did during the 1980s, believes one major Douro producer.

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Symington unveils 2012 vintage offer

Symington Family Estates has announced 2012 vintage en primeur offers for three of its most prestigious single quinta Ports.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Warfare part 5: How the Barossa got its name

How the Peninsular War affected one famous Port family and an obscure battle in Spain gave its name to a well known Australian wine region.

Friday, December 20th, 2013 2 Comments »

Symington acquisition to boost Bomfim

Symington Family Estates has bought Quinta da Sabordela, a 30-hectare estate lying adjacent to Dow’s Quinta do Bomfim.

Monday, December 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Brandy price surge costs Port extra €14m

The rising price of brandy in Europe has forced Port producers to pay an extra €14 million for the fortifying spirit this year.

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Symington invests in land and brands

Despite the challenges facing the Port industry, Symington Family Estates has invested in a new vineyard, visitor centres and an advertising campaign for Cockburn’s.

Monday, October 28th, 2013 No Comments »

Symingtons support Regua firefighters as blazes ravage Portugal

Symington Family Estates has donated an ambulance to Regua’s voluntary fire brigade as Portugal is ravaged by some of the worst forest fires the country has ever experienced.

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Port producers push through big price increases for first time in a decade

Producers in the Douro are dealing with the double impact of surging brandy prices and a declining demand for entry-level Ports.

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Cockburn’s wins Barco Rabelo race

Cockburn’s “Rabelo” has won the annual race against the other Port lodges up the Douro River.

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 No Comments »

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