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Symington Family Estates

White Port ‘gains traction’ at Waitrose

White Port has gained “real traction” with consumers, Port producers have claimed, after Waitrose reported sales up 25%.

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Graham’s extends Port bond to single bottles

Graham’s has extended its Vintage Port Bond, which allows consumers to purchase vintage Port in the year of its harvest, to include single bottles.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 1 Comment »

Symington helps open by-the-bottle Port pub

A UK-based pub chain has teamed up with Symington Family Estates to open a pub dedicated to serving Port by the bottle.

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Shanghai’s Courtyard by Marriott scoops VPA award

The annual Vintage Port Academy (VPA) decanting competition saw eight teams from Shanghai’s hotels and bars battle it out to decant a 1985 Taylor’s in the quickest time with minimum wastage.

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Graham’s and BBR announce Queen’s birthday Port

Graham’s Port and Berry Bros & Rudd have announced a partnership which will see them release a limited edition Port to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Monday, March 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Symington to release 1966 vintage Port

Symington Family Estates has confirmed plans to release a 1966 vintage Port bottled by W & J Graham’s two years before the company was sold.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Six white grapes to watch in the Douro

Following yesterday’s article on the red grapes to watch in Port country, we turn our attention to the potential varieties for great white wine from the Douro.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Five grapes to watch in the Douro

Symington Family Estates is pinning its hopes on five lesser-known grapes for raising the quality of Port and table wine from the Douro. We consider their characteristics.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 2 Comments »

Aged tawny Port sees €10m sales surge

The aged tawny Port category has grown by more than €10 million in the past four years, despite the recessionary environment.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Cockburn’s marks bicentenary with new vineyard

Cockburns has marked its bicentenary year by extending its Quinta dos Canais vineyard, planting the native Portuguese grape Alicante Bouschet for the first time.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

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