Tag: Port

Douro Valley’s Table Wines and Ports.
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Douro Valley’s Table Wines and Ports.

Douro Valley English wine merchants invented port and made world famous. The English were the best consumers of port wines, but now many other countries discovered the delights of enjoying port. The French like white port as an aperitif, Americans have developed a liking for vintage ports, and Quebecois enjoy […]

Vintage Port.
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Vintage Port.

Vintage Port When British wine merchants invented port wine as we know it, at the beginning of the 18th century, they possibly could not have imagined how their invention would change the consumption habits of connoisseurs. Portuguese have been making wine for millennia, and the Douro valley was on of […]

Fonseca Guimaraens – One of Port’s Best Shippers.
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Fonseca Guimaraens – One of Port’s Best Shippers.

Fonseca Guimaraens Port enthusiasts everywhere know Fonseca for its extensive range of wines and quality of their brands. The roots of Fonseca date back to late 1700’s, in a company known as Fonseca and Monteiro, located in the city of Oporto, Portugal on the Atlantic Coast some 300 km. north […]