Ports, Quinta de la Rosa, Douro Valley

Quinta de la Rosa, Pinhão

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series Quinta de la Rosa, an impressive and imposing estate on the edge of the Dour...

Graham's, Oporto

Graham’s Port, Vila Nova de G...

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series Symington Family Estates, which produces Graham's (as well as Cockburn's, Do...

Wines lined up to be tested, IVDP, Oporto

Appellations and the Instituto dos ...

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series The Douro Valley has been demarcated as a wine region since 1756. In fact, i...

Tribuary, Douro Valley, Portugal

Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro ...

Now that we are in December, I think it's safe to say that we are in the thick of winter, which of course makes it the perfect time to talk about port...

Musings

Wines lined up to be tested, IVDP, Oporto

Appellations and the Instituto dos Vinhos do Douro e Porto (IVDP)

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series The Douro Valley has been demarcated as a wine region since 1756. ...

Travel

Ports, Quinta de la Rosa, Douro Valley

Quinta de la Rosa, Pinhão

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series Quinta de la Rosa, an impr...

Food matching

Luiz Hara, London Foodie Japanese Supperclub with Bordeaux Wine

Japanese food, French wines: an evening with Luiz Hara and Bordeaux wines

  French wine and Japanese food, why wouldn’t you? After all, there are some surprising similarities between French and Japanese food. S...

Other Drinks

Mount Gay Black Barrel

Mount Gay Black Barrel

The spirit: Mount Gay Black Barrel The producer: Mount Gay rum They say: Mount Gay Black Barrel is a small batch handcrafted blend mad...