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Justin Keay: Exploring the uniqueness of wines from the Dao, Portugal

Published:  20 August, 2015

Justin Keay discovers what makes Dao wines so unique.

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Cube wins Vinho Verde account

Published:  05 August, 2015

Portuguese wine region Vinho Verde has appointed drinks-sector communications specialists, Cube to handle both consumer- and trade-facing PR.

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Wines of Portugal reveals winners of annual sommelier competition

Published:  03 August, 2015

Wines of Portugal has announced the winners of its Wine Quest sommelier competition. First place went to Christophe Richelet of Taberna do Mercado with Maggie Mak of Maze by Gordon Ramsay named as runner up.

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Wines of Portugal promotion offers consumers chance to win holiday

Published:  31 July, 2015

Wines of Portugal is offering consumers the chance to win a three-day autumn trip to Portugal through a new on-bottle neck-tag promotion.

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Justin Keay rediscovers Portugal's lost region, Barraida

Published:  31 July, 2015

Mention Portugal and wine lovers think Douro for its ports and increasingly impressive table wines.

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Port producers see early signs of vintage year

Published:  30 July, 2015

Winemakers in the Douro are predicting a possible vintage crop this year. Plentiful ground water after a wet autumn together with a hot, dry summer has created conditions similar to 2011.

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Programme announced for fifth annual Great Sherry Tasting

Published:  29 July, 2015

The Sherry Institute has announced the programme for its prestigious annual tasting event, the Great Sherry Tasting 2015.

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Portuguese wine importers' body disbands with 'job done'

Published:  02 July, 2015
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End of road for iconic green bottle as Mateus says the future is clear

Published:  24 June, 2015

The iconic green glass Mateus Rosé bottle is to be a thing of the past with a move for the Portuguese wine brand into a clear pack.

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Port industry mourns loss of ex-Croft boss Robin Reid

Published:  18 June, 2015

The port industry is mourning the loss of former Croft managing director Robin Reid OBE.

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Enter Story Headline

Published:  17 June, 2015
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Portugal is the most underrated wine country, according to exclusive Harpers poll

Published:  13 May, 2015

Last month harpers.co.uk conducted an exclusive survey to find the most overrated and underrated wine producing regions in world and the results revealed that Portugal was the most underrated, while Bordeaux was voted the most overrated.

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Symington Family Estate release rare 2013 estate ports

Published:  11 May, 2015

Port family, Family Estates is releasing two limited edition rare vintage 2013 estate ports.

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Interview: Why Paul Symington is set on ensuring a healthy future for Port wine

Published:  10 April, 2015

If the Port industry shares the same ambition and drive for its future as producer Paul Symington, then that future is healthy indeed

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Port company Sogevinus to launch comms push in UK

Published:  20 March, 2015

Port company The Sogevinus Group is set to ramp up its focus on the UK trade after appointing Sopexa UK to head up a new two-year comms strategy.

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ProWein 2015: Global currency fluctuations a key topic at this year's fair

Published:  19 March, 2015

The current fluctuations in currency exchange rates was the 'conversation of ProWein', particularly with the weakening euro and the strengthening US dollar having ripple effects on the global wine trade.

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Chief of the Week: Cockburn's Vintage Port

Published:  13 March, 2015

OK admittedly it seems strange to bestow our "Chief of the Week" honour on simply a vintage Port house. But then Cockburn's, now safely ensconced in the paternal ownership of Symington Family Estates, is not your average vintage Port company.

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Port on course to overtake sherry in the off-trade says Paul Symington

Published:  12 March, 2015

Port is set to overtake sherry in value sales in the off-trade in the next two years if current trends continue, according to Paul Symington, chairman of Symington Family Estates.

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Justin Keay is impressed by what Portugal has to offer

Published:  12 March, 2015

To say Portuguese wine has come a long way is a bit like saying Roger Federer is quite good at tennis.

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Oakley Wine Agencies grows sales by 20% in face of reduced listings in major multiples

Published:  12 March, 2015

Family run Oakley Wine Agencies, which specialises in Portuguese wines, posted 20% growth over the last 12 months despite facing a challenging trading market with supermarkets.

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