Tag: port wine

Port tonic overlooking Porto and the Douro River

Does port need a boost?

The answer is probably yes. Many sweet wines are struggling on the market today. (Excepting of course those table wines that are sold as “dry” but which contain a substantial amount of sugar, sometimes well

Old and new among Fonseca’s Port Wine

This year it is 200 years since Fonseca was founded in 1815. In different ways a magical year 1815, the year when Napoleon’s army was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo by the English, Scottish

Exclusively sweet, port wine and more

We often talk about port wine as if it were one single type of wine. But there is world of difference between, for example, an aged tawny and a vintage port. No news perhaps but

December – the port wine month

An introduction to port wine and its markets December is a good month for port. Some people do not drink port wine at any other period. And that is a shame of course. Port wine

Rosé port

There’s a new category of port wine: rosé. The Port Wine Institute (IDVP) has approved rosé port as a denomination. Already last year Croft launched a rosé port: Croft Pink. Formally, it has been considered

Port and sherry give Australia million dollar grief

The EU and Australia recently signed a new trade agreement. One part of that agreement says that Australia will no longer use the denominations Port, Sherry and Marsala for its fortified wines. Many Australian wines

Port wine

Christmas as getting worryingly close and it is perhaps time to bring out one of those old bottles of port you have in the cellar and crack it open to the stilton cheese or the

Organic port from Fonseca

Fonseca has launched an organic port wine: Terra Prima. They have since 1992 been cultivating a small plot of vineyard at the Quinta de Panascal with organic methods. Now they have developed the production sufficiently

Port tonic overlooking Porto and the Douro River

Does port need a boost?

The answer is probably yes. Many sweet wines are struggling on the market today. (Excepting of course those table wines that are sold as “dry”

December – the port wine month

An introduction to port wine and its markets December is a good month for port. Some people do not drink port wine at any other

Rosé port

There’s a new category of port wine: rosé. The Port Wine Institute (IDVP) has approved rosé port as a denomination. Already last year Croft launched

Port wine

Christmas as getting worryingly close and it is perhaps time to bring out one of those old bottles of port you have in the cellar

Organic port from Fonseca

Fonseca has launched an organic port wine: Terra Prima. They have since 1992 been cultivating a small plot of vineyard at the Quinta de Panascal