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 Island of Madeira and a favorite of our forefathers, has [...]

By | 2017-05-18T00:16:21+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Featured, Roys Blog|Tags: , |2 Comments

Reflections on Douro Wine and the 2004 Vintage

This my twentieth year since first visiting the Douro, has provided me pause for thought. While looking back on two decades of visits to Northern Portugal, I’ve taken time to consider all of the people that I have met in the Port and Douro wine trade. It has also allowed me to sit back and [...]

By | 2017-05-19T21:28:23+00:00 August 30th, 2015|Categories: Douro DOC, Douro Weather, Featured|Tags: , |2 Comments