Paul Symington pays tribute to former President of Portugal Mário Soares, who died on Saturday aged 92, and had “effectively saved Port in the 1970s”.
From the craft beers of Chicago to the sweet nectar of Sauternes, velvety reds of Napa and 19th century Tawny Port – it’s been an eclectic week in Hong Kong’s wine world.
辛明顿家族酒庄（Symington Family Estates）董事长Paul Symington称波特酒需要打破它们‘私人男子俱乐部’的这种形象来吸引更加年轻的饮酒者。
Paul Symington of Symington Family Estates has said that Port needs to shake off its “private men’s club” image to attract a younger audience of drinkers.
Symington Family Estates has acquired a new property in the north-east of the Douro with 33 hectares of vineyards.
Although they are little-known in the wider world of wine, six key grapes make up the majority of Port production – and we look at what they bring to the blend.
White Port has gained “real traction” with consumers, Port producers have claimed, after Waitrose reported sales up 25%.
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.
A UK-based pub chain has teamed up with Symington Family Estates to open a pub dedicated to serving Port by the bottle.
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.
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