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Oporto & a visit to Churchill’s

A summer holiday in an obscure and remote corner of the Portuguese hinterland provided an excellent excuse for a day or two in Oporto en route. As we had children in tow there was only so much wine stuff we...

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More Praise for 2011 Port and a brilliant pop-up

The interest in this exciting Port vintage continues, with a write up from Mark Squires on and a few tasting notes including 95 points and a great note on Churchill’s 2011.

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2007: A fantastic vintage for Port

Upon release we urged you to buy the 2007 Vintage Ports. 2007 was an excellent vintage in the Douro and now a year or so later, the Wine Advocate has released its scores.

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Pudding wine and Port

As one comes to the end of the turkey or beef… or whatever it is that has got the taste buds so excited on the BIG day… just as you are thinking “I can’t take any more

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Port heaven

Last week I had the huge fortune to be invited by Louis Roederer to visit their estate, Ramos Pinto, in the Douro Valley, Northern Portugal. Having never been to the Douro before, yet sold quite a bit of port

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