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Graham’s Port Vintage 2011

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The Grahams started out as textile manufacturers in Glasgow and became involved in the wine business by accident, in 1820, when they accepted casks of port in payment of a debt. Today the company is overseen by the Symington family, who has been involved in port wine trading...
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Dow´s Vintage 2011

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Dow's is a port company with over 200 years of history. In 1877, James Ramsey Dow decided to merge his company with Silva & Cosens, the largest company at the time. They adopted the Dow’s brand name for all their ports. Edward da Silva's financial astuteness, James Ramsay Dow's...
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Quinta do Noval Vintage Port 2003

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The name of this property first appeared in land registers in the year 1715.  After changing hands several times, after the phylloxera plague and following a devastating fire in 1981, the port house was bought by AXA Millésimes in 1993.  What sets this port house apart from...
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Warre's is the oldest British port shipper in Oporto.  The company started out by bartering English wool and cod in exchange for the soft wine from the Minho region, today known as "vinho verde".  The company was founded back in 1670.  Warre’s ports are considered to be among...
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Oloroso Matusalem

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One of Spain's most important drops, this illustration from Gonzalez Byass is unambiguous.  With its 170 year history, Gonzalez-Byass has been behind the creation of some real wine (and advertising) icons, recognizable around the world, such as the colourful Tio Pepe Fino brand,...
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