Tag: Port

To declare or not: a decision no more?

As a flurry of Port houses declare the 2018 vintage – following in the footsteps of 2016 and ’17 – Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave considers whether, with quality in the region higher than ever, the distinction of declared vintages in the Douro may soon be a thing of the past Vintage Port declarations used […]

What to drink in 2020: Vintage Port

In the second instalment of our series on the wines to tuck into this year, our Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave reports on a half-century of Vintage Port The 1970s continue to shine on; these are a wonderful indulgence now and display all the great traits of truly venerable Vintage Port from a long-gone era. […]

A vintage declared: 2017 Port

On St George’s Day, our Cellar Plan Manager and Port devotee Tom Cave explains how Port declarations work, and why 2017 is of particular significance

What to drink in 2019: Vintage Port

In the second of our reports on which vintages you should be tucking into in 2019, Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave turns his attention to the amazingly age-worthy wines of the Douro Valley