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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The aged tawny Port category has grown by more than €10 million in the past four years, despite the recessionary environment.
Cockburns has marked its bicentenary year by extending its Quinta dos Canais vineyard, planting the native Portuguese grape Alicante Bouschet for the first time.
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