Questions & Answers time: grab your Port and visit For the Love of Port

During this last week I have been actively participating at the For the Love of Port forum. I was answering questions and comments at the Guest Corner, a section of the forum that from time to time brings someone from the Port trade READ MORE

Life on the Douro in California and Toronto

It has arrived the moment to share with you (at least to some of) the documentary Life on the Douro. I have been talking about it several times during the last year. Almost every single visit that Zev Robinson, its father, was making READ MORE

Can a Colheita be topped off with a younger Port and still be called a Colheita?

This is a recurrent theme on the specialized Port Wine forums. Whether you go to For the Love of Port or to The Port Forum, you will find this questions unanswered. Actually, I think there is no answer for this, not from the READ MORE

2007 Vintage Port Declaration – The opinion of Roy Hersh

When I was in Sammamish, Seattle, I was lucky enough to visit the private cellar of Roy Hersh. While I was contemplating some big Port Wine treasures, I asked Roy to share with us his opinion about the 2007 Vintage Port declaration. At READ MORE

New friends visiting our winery – Welcome The Port Forum and For the Love of Port

During the last week-end we received at our winery some folks with who I use to talk online while they share their knowledge about Port in the forum For the Love of Port and The Port Forum. As you can imagine, while sitting READ MORE

Roy Hersh comments on Quevedo Rose Port

Editor’s note: early May we had the pleasure to receive the visit of Mr. Roy Hersh, from For the Love of Port, during the Fortification Tour 2009. On Mr. Hersh’s newsletter of June 2009, which is always one of the best sources of READ MORE

What I Use To Read In Internet About Wines II

At the beginning of November, I wrote a post about wine related sites I like and I visit regularly in Internet. Lets continue that theme and make the II version. This time is just one site dedicated to Port Wine. Its name is READ MORE

6 Things You Don’t Know About Oscar Quevedo

I was recently tagged in an internet meme from Catavino, in which I had to write 6 things people would not know about me. I used to receive email memes in which someone would tell me that if I forwarded the message to READ MORE