Tag: Port

They came to Number Three: Evelyn Waugh

Quintessentially English author and prolific journalist, Evelyn Waugh was also an enthusiastic customer of Berry Bros. & Rudd. In this article, originally published in the Spring 1986 edition of Number Three Saint James’s Street, Auberon Waugh tells of his father’s “lifelong passion” for wine For a man whose life revolved around wine, Evelyn Waugh wrote […]

What to drink in 2017: Port

In the final instalment of our series advising on the vintages to uncork this year, Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave turns his attention to the world of Vintage Port Pre-decimalisation, they built Vintage Ports to last: 1970, 1966, 1963, 1955, 1948, 1947 and the legend that is 1945 all look to be holding up well […]

A guide to Port

With the season of Stilton and Port almost upon us, George Lacey runs through the key styles of Portugal’s most famous fortified wine, explaining everything from how they’re made to their decanting requirements Unashamedly, the apogee of my festive period involves putting together the family wine order; each year I take a not-insignificant amount of […]

Port: the Englishman’s wine

As we offer a very special Tawny Port to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday, we republish an article from the Autumn 1956 edition of our Number Three magazine focusing on this most English of wines. Port is probably the only drink to owe its character entirely to international co-operation. Even that other famous fortified wine, […]