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Saturday 19 April 2014

Symington Family Estates

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 »

Port shows off fresh ideas

As Port producers united in their praise of the 2011 vintage, several have used this opportunity to highlight a variety of initiatives for invigorating the top end of their category.

Thursday, April 25th, 2013 1 Comment »

Symington Estates unveil single vineyard 2011s

Symington Family Estates has unveiled two single vineyard vintage Ports as part of its 2011 declaration.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Symington declares ‘exceptional’ 2011 vintage

Symington Family Estates has added its weight to the growing wave of 2011 vintage Port declarations.

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 No Comments »

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