Ramos Pinto at the Vancouver International Wine Festival

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.

By | July 18th, 2013|Categories: Guest Corner Articles, Port|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Horizontal Followed by a Vertical

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.

By | November 29th, 2012|Categories: Guest Corner Articles, Port|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Fortification of a Northern Nation

Guest Author Blair Curtis reports from the 2011 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival with reviews of an array of Portuguese wines both fortified and dry, from the Douro, Minho and Madeira.

By | May 10th, 2011|Categories: Douro DOC, Guest Corner Articles, Port|Tags: |0 Comments

FTLOP 5th Anniversary Celebration

Guest Author Blair Curtis reports on the 17 Ports and a Madeira that were enjoyed at the celebrations of FTLOP's 5th anniversary.

By | December 3rd, 2010|Categories: Guest Corner Articles, Port|Tags: , |0 Comments

2010 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival

Blair Curtis reports from the 2010 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival with his tasting notes for twenty different Ports and Portuguese table wines.

By | July 31st, 2010|Categories: Douro DOC, Guest Corner Articles, Port|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Weekend of Rare Ports in Seattle

Guest author Blair Curtis shares his perspective on 29 rare Ports, mostly Colheitas, shared on the occasion of Roy Hersh's birthday celebrations.

By | March 26th, 2008|Categories: Guest Corner Articles, Port|Tags: |0 Comments