Category: Port

Happy International Women’s Day & Women’s History Month! Let’s celebrate it by supporting talented female winemakers & women in wine

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Various industries have always been heavily male dominated and that’s no exception in the world of wine. History tells us that wine has been a common thread among cultures, nations and religions. However, since Roman, Greek and Egyptian times, wine was traditionally a privilege for men to be involved with while women were not as […]

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Port? What is Port wine, anyway?

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Port is a Portuguese wine that is made by adding distilled grape spirit, usually brandy, to a wine base. The addition of the high-alcohol spirit stops fermentation and “fortifies” the wine. Made in Portugal’s Douro Valley, only wines that are produced in this region can be labeled Port or Oporto in Europe. All grapes must […]

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