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American Wine Journalist Inducted Into Prestigious Madeira Wine Brotherhood

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 [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Featured, Roys Blog|2 Comments

Fortified Wines Continue to Face an Uphill Ride in America

Fortified wines have faced a roller coaster ride in the U.S. on-premise market in the recent past and wine sales from this segment of dessert wine remains challenging today. The three greatest obstacles for sale of fortified wines are: Possibly the most difficult hurdle of [...]

By | August 18th, 2015|Roys Blog, Trade News|0 Comments

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Barbeito: The Epitome of Madeira

September 6th, 2017|0 Comments

  The title of this text is a bold statement, I am aware of that. [...]

Interesting Red Wine Developments at Quevedo – A Step Up

August 13th, 2017|1 Comment

By Rune Gustavsen When my wife Emmy and I participated in the 2016 FTLOP Port [...]

Musing about Madeira: Colheita

March 16th, 2017|1 Comment

A quick aside, Colheita Madeira unlike Colheita Port (the latter of which requires 7 years [...]

Trás-os-Montes: The World that Lies Beyond

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

There is an old Portuguese saying that goes: “Para lá do Marão, mandam os que [...]

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Decanting Vintage Port - The Hersh Method

Decanting is a simple process to remove sediment and also to allow a wine to breathe. This article provides basic instruction on how to achieve both.
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