Category Archives: port

The joys of Portugal

Portugal perfectly straddles the value-versus-price equation that many consumers seek. For publication in the week of 17 April 2017 When people think about Portugal and wine, the first thing that comes to mind is port wine. Indeed, our word for that wonderful fortified … Continue reading

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A tale of two wine styles

Portugal’s premium estates are meeting consumer demand yet maintaining traditional values and quality. For publication in week of 31 October 2016. Quinta de la Rosa and Bulas Wines represent good examples of how wineries in the Douro region of north-west Portugal have … Continue reading

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Port as a gift of nature

Guest columnist Annabel Jackson attends a tasting of very old ports on the 260th anniversary of the founding of the Douro DOC. For publication in the week of 19 September 2016. Isabel Vieira was tidying the family cellar in the … Continue reading

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