You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Thursday 8 December 2016 loc: GB

Taylor’s

The six leading grapes of Port

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.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Fladgate to build €100m tourist attraction in Porto

Adrian Bridge, CEO of The Fladgate Partnership, is to start work next month on a €100 million visitor attraction called The World of Wine on the southern side of the Douro in Porto.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 1 Comment »

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 »

Most Read

‘Plug it and chug it’ wine glass launched

18th October, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

110-year-old woman says whisky is the secret to long life

19th September, 2016 by Steven Green

Top 10 most powerful winemakers in Chile

6th October, 2016 by Amanda Barnes

Top 10 difficult wine names

28th November, 2016 by Lucy Jenkins

How important is product innovation to Champagne?

26th October, 2016 by db_staff

Three Rivers Gin picked for McKellen Stewart play

16th September, 2016 by Lauren Eads

Ten of the world’s best sparkling rosés

12th September, 2016 by Patrick Schmitt

Hot drinks trends set to hit the UK in 2017

21st September, 2016 by Arabella Mileham

Top 14 UK retailers: multiple opportunities

10th October, 2016 by Arabella Mileham

Top 10 Australian fine wines to watch

13th October, 2016 by Lucy Shaw