Tag: Port

On the pour: William Pickering Tawny Port

Every month we highlight one of the wines currently available to taste in the Enomatic machines in our London shop. This time, it’s the turn of a Christmas favourite: our rich and nutty own-label Tawny Port

Mystery in miniature

Julian Wiseman – the author of a new reference book, Port Vintages – attempts to unravel one of the smallest secrets of our history; the identity of a few bottles in a rather special cellar

Port: 2016 vintage report

The 2016 vintage looks set to be universally declared for Port – but why? What is it about this vintage that makes it remarkable enough to make it one of the top three of the decade? Here, our Port Buyer, Catriona Felstead MW, explores the unique set of weather conditions that has culminated in such […]

Declarations of Port

With will-they, won’t-they anticipation, the Port houses have (mostly) declared 2016 a vintage year. We ask Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave to unravel the mystery behind these most enjoyable fortified wines It has always been said that on St George’s Day a Port Vintage would be “declared” and last week the admirable, family-run Symington group […]