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Monday 24 October 2016 loc: GB


Port should embrace ‘lesser grapes’ to better quality

The Douro should embrace its “lesser” grapes and co-fermentation to produce even greater Vintage Ports, according to David Guimaraens, head winemaker at The Fladgate Partnership.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 No Comments »

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 »

Wakefield launches ‘Goldilocks’ wine labels

Clare Valley winery Wakefield is preparing to launch new temperature-sensitive labels to help consumers drinks its wines at the correct temperature.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Taylor’s releases 1966 single harvest tawny

Taylor’s Port is releasing its third in a series of 50 year-old single harvest tawny Ports with the launch of a 1966 colheita.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

London restaurants: Top 10 changes in 25 years

What are the 10 biggest changes to London’s restaurant wine business over the past 25 years? One seasoned salesman shares his views with db.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

Port ‘part of Hong Kong’s wine landscape’

The Vintage Port Academy’s annual tasting in Hong Kong shone a light on the Douro’s Single Quintas and classic vintages.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Port releases for 2015

There used to be little sign of activity from the Port category outside an occasional vintage declaration, but in recent years that’s all changed.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

The Douro in pictures

Is there any wine region more beautiful that the Douro? the drinks business visited last week to discover some exciting styles, including a number of venerable upcoming releases, and soak up the glorious springtime scenery.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Taylor’s Port boosts RoW 50

Although the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 declined in February, the “Rest of the World 50” continues to rise – buoyed by Taylor’s Port.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Five wines you never knew were ‘natural’

We round up a handful of wines that are delicious, varied, and do without any manipulative cellar techniques – but don’t class themselves as “natural”.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 3 Comments »

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