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Not a renowned vintage for Noval, as they were going through a lean period, pre-AXA, and this is starting to show its age. Nevertheless, …

The Berry Bros & Rudd Autumn / Winter press tasting, in stark contrast to the Co-op supermarket’s Autumn press tasting exactly a week before, showed …

What a cracking way to finish Tony’s stag party dinner at Greig’s Grill. It is such a shame that they served this in old-school …

So we closed-out the Optimor dining challenge with this, which, although a great year for Port, I figured would be fully mature (less good …

Wine of the night with my cousins. Relatively pale garnet core, with a ruby / tawny rim. Attractive nose – fairly intense soft red …

This one gets in not so much for being a reasonably decent LBV, but because of the abuse it survived! I’d kept this 3/4 …

Good, but perhaps not as good as my raised expectations anticipated. Pale ruby core, fading to a wide, tawny rim. Medium-intensity almost ‘perfumed’ bouquet, …

Sogevinus is the Portuguese firm that has a portfolio of 4 major Port houses: Kopke, Cálem, Burmester and Barros. Kopke is the oldest established …

The Douro Boys are a group of 5 grower-winemakers who clubbed together in 2003 to promote the wines of the Douro valley, upriver of …

On 9th May 2018, I went to my first edition of the fabled trade tasting, the Big Fortified Tasting. The clue is in the …