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Vintage Port Back On The Map

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Jancis Robinson says: "Could 2011 be the vintage to put vintage port back on the fine wine map? I do hope so. I have never been as excited by the launch of a clutch of vintage ports. The quality of the best examples, of which there are many, is outstanding".

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Vintage Wine Travel

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The ultimate in classic Douro wine tourism with Pipadouro Turismo Fluvial in the world's oldest formally demarcated wine region., fine wine, fine gastronomy onboard Friendship 1. Private visits to legendary wine estates, winemaker dinners and exclusive access to a unique world of fine wine in northern Portugal…como missão a qualidade como excelência. O Douro Vinhateiro e o Romântico Rio Douro como cenário.

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2011 Vintage Ports declared by Symington Family Estates

2011 Vintage Ports declared by Symington Family Estates | The Douro Index | Scoop.it

The Symington family are very pleased and proud to announce our decision to declare 2011 Vintage Ports for seven of our brands:  Graham’s, Dow’s, Warre’s, Cockburn’s, Quinta do Vesuvio and Smith Woodhouse, as well as the Prats + Symington brand Quinta de Roriz.  In addition, the extraordinary conditions of 2011 have enabled us to once more make the limited edition Capela da Quinta do Vesuvio 2011 (previously made only in 2007), and Graham’s has produced the limited edition Graham’s The Stone Terraces Vintage Port for the first time.

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Symington Family Estates

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Symington Family Estates is a leviathan within the Port wine trade of the Douro valley: legendary marques, Warre's, Dow's and Graham's, the former production empire of Cockburn's, major interests in Madeira with Blandy's and winemaking partnership with Frenchman Bruno Prats, comprise an impressive fortified and still wine portfolio... (image of Rupert Symington) http://www.symington.com

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