Ten Tawnies at Twenty

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.

By | July 10th, 2014|Categories: Guest Corner Articles, Port|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Quinta do Mourão

A visit to Quinta do Mourão in the Baixo Corgo with Miguel Braga, whose family produce the excellent S. Leonardo ports, particularly some outstanding tawnies.

By | June 23rd, 2014|Categories: Travel Tales|Tags: , |2 Comments

Adegga Wine Market Comes to Porto

The Adegga Wine Market came to Porto this weekend, and featured, of course, some extraordinary Port Wines in the Premium Room.

By | April 6th, 2014|Categories: Port|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

The Truth About Taylor’s Scion

Roy invited Adrian Bridge to tell the story behind Taylor's Scion and address some of the questions raised about the provenance of this very old Port wine.

By | July 5th, 2012|Categories: Roys Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Tenets of Tawny Port

Learn the fundamentals of Tawny Port from expert Roy Hersh: what is it (in all its varieties), what are its attractions to the consumer and to wine service professionals, how to serve it, and of course as always, Roy offers tasting notes to bear out his points.

By | March 1st, 2010|Categories: Featured, Port Basics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Comparing Bottles Of The Duque

Guest Author David Sweet compares tasting notes for two bottles of Ferreira's 20 Year Old Tawny Duque de Bragança, one bottled in 1990 versus one bottled in 2006 to observe the effects of bottle ageing on tawny ports.

By | December 31st, 2007|Categories: Guest Corner Articles, Port|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Colheita, Garrafeira and Vintage Ports of Niepoort

Dirk Niepoort hosted a tasting for wine loveres in Florida, feature over a dozen of his Vintage, Colheita and Garrafeira wines as well as cask samples.

By | July 15th, 2004|Categories: Port|Tags: , , , |1 Comment