Roy Hersh asked the Port Trade about the impact of a generally declared Vintage on their companies, and also invited them to compare 2011 to earlier vintages. Seventeen of the most respected names in the business replied.
Maybe not an extraordinary vintage, but a consistently high quality one: Roy's detailed notes from a tasting of nineteen 1983 Ports at 30 years of age, with additional content from Glenn Elliott.
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.
Evasões, a leading Portuguese travel magazine, interviewed Roy Hersh while he was in Porto to taste the 2011's. He answers questions about his own passion for Portuguese wines, as well as his thoughts on the Port and wine trade generally in Portugal.