Article and photos by John Musnuff © August 2016 So you find yourself enjoying Port — maybe with a few friends, but feel uneducated. A Port Tasting Club can do a lot to acquaint you and it is not hard to form a tasting group in your area with some thought, planning and determination. [...]
Port lover Rune Gustavsen of Norway writes for FTLOP's Guest Corner about the blind tasting of ten bottles of Twenty Year Old Tawny Port his family enjoyed last Christmas.
The Rare Wine Co. and Vinhos Barbeito team up again for another memorable tasting of rare Madeiras, this time in honour of Vinhos Barbeito's former winemaker Dona Manuela Barbeito.
Swedish Port lover Sten-Anders Ivarsson´s article focuses on a comprehensive tasting of thirty Vintage Ports from the unheralded, but very solid year of 1978.
How well do you know your Vintages? Guest author Alex Bridgeman challenges you to identify a Vintage Port based on the current events of the Vintage year - including some fabulous period photo cues!
Guest Author Blair Curtis reports from the 2013 Vancouver International Wine Festival, where he enjoyed the Ramos Pinto table wines and Ports, as well an array of Vintage Ports from a private tasting which Roy was invited to lead.
Guest Author Andy Velebil reports from a truly epic tasting in London: six Magnums of Dow's, a Magnum of Warre's, a few more Port treats and a steak and fries too.
Guest Author and award winning Master Sommelier Matt Stamp writes evocatively, humourously and informatively about Madeira.
How can you guess the Vintage without tasting the wine? Easy: guest author Alex Bridgeman gives you the current events clues.
Frequent guest contributor Blair Curtis reports on a vertical and then a horizontal... and as he disclaims, this is not about waking up in the morning, it is about two amazing tastings of Vintage Ports.