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Roy’s Note: We are grateful to be able to include the written work of Fernando Correia who joined our staff a year ago and has done a marvelous job in providing compelling content for our blog. In the middle of August, Fernando’s wife Sandra gave [...]
Article and photos by John Musnuff © August 2016 So you find yourself enjoying Port — maybe with a few friends, but feel uneducated. A Port Club can do a lot to acquaint you and it is not hard to form a tasting group [...]
Part 1 - From Porto to the Douro Article and photos by Stewart Todd (c) August 2016 The wheels touched down on a Saturday morning at Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport, better known as Porto International Airport. I watched out the window of the plane [...]
The history and significance of the selo de garantia, or "Seal of Guarantee" on every bottle of Port and Douro DOC wine.
240 Years Later, Madeira Celebrates America’s Independence Again by Honoring US Madeira Wine Experts Immediately after declaring their independence from Great Britain in July of 1776, the members of the Continental Congress toasted each other with glasses of Madeira. The fortified wine, produced on the [...]
Life has a strange way of making us put things into perspective. Who would imagine I would be writing this post over the Atlantic Ocean, on another flight to San Francisco? I certainly wouldn´t, if you had asked me one year ago. And yet, here [...]
240 Years Later, Madeira Celebrates America’s Independence Again by Honoring US Madeira Wine Experts Immediately [...]
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