Tag Archives | Vinho do Porto

Taylor’s Port Wine Cellars

On a rainy day in Vila Nova de Gaia, there’s nothing better than warming up with some fine Port wine in a nearby cellar. Last Saturday, we were invited to Taylor’s cellars, a well known and respected name in the Port wine world. Despite being one of the largest and oldest Port wine houses, this […]

Harvest 2014: Quinta do Tedo

Fully restoring a 250 year old estate and producing a full portfolio of award-winning wine sounds like a dream, but for Quinta do Tedo owners Vincent and Kay Bouchard, this is their reality. Quinta do Tedo is a small estate that packs quite a punch. Being fully restored from near ruins just 20 years ago, […]

Understanding Port Wine Labels

Wine labels can sometimes be deceiving, regardless of the type of wine it is, but Port wine labels tend to be the most misunderstood: what you see is not necessarily what you get. Blending various vintages is a process applied to many varieties of Port wine, including standard Rubies, Reserves, Tawny and Crusted Ports. Tawny […]