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Unusual wines, part one: Vinho de Talha, Alentejo, Portugal

Nothing sells a wine quite as well as a memorable backstory.

Wine

Noval’s Christian Seely on blends, declarations and his ‘wine of shame’

On a flying visit to the Gonzalez Byass UK tasting in London earlier this week, Imbibe caught up with the always entertaining Christian Seely, head of

Spirits & Cocktails

That Boutique-y Rum Company launches with aged rums, long-lost classics and the odd curveball

Atom Brands has launched That Boutique-y Rum Company (TBRC), offering aged rums and long-lost distillery classics, as well as the curveball that’ll ch

Wine

World’s largest cork producer Amorim buys new wine estate

Portugal’s Amorim family has acquired Tabodella, an old estate in the classic Dão region.Located in Silvã de Cima between two valleys – Pereiro valley

Wine

Excitement grows for 2016 ports as Symington and Noval both declare

[caption id="attachment_47142" align="alignright" width="300"] The Symington family 'took risks' in 2016[/caption]Excitement is building in the Douro

Wine

Top tasting picks: Wines from Spain 2018

It was a tasting with a view at this year’s Wines from Spain event, which took place high above the capital in the Sky Garden.

Wine

Vintage harvest 2017: Spain expects a few good reds while Portugal fights fires

Europe's late frost stretched to the Iberian peninsula where harvests will be smaller but a cooler summer will favour reds.

Wine

Harry Crowther’s postcard from the Douro: The sun sets on the Douro

Harry Crowther concludes his Postcard from the Douro series with tales of family focused wineries and his top picks for Douro wines...A family AffairO

Wine

Excitement grows for 2016 ports as Symington and Noval both declare

[caption id="attachment_47142" align="alignright" width="300"] The Symington family 'took risks' in 2016[/caption]Excitement is building in the Douro

Wine

Top tasting picks: Wines from Spain 2018

It was a tasting with a view at this year’s Wines from Spain event, which took place high above the capital in the Sky Garden.

Wine

Vintage harvest 2017: Spain expects a few good reds while Portugal fights fires

Europe's late frost stretched to the Iberian peninsula where harvests will be smaller but a cooler summer will favour reds.

Wine

Harry Crowther’s postcard from the Douro: The sun sets on the Douro

Harry Crowther concludes his Postcard from the Douro series with tales of family focused wineries and his top picks for Douro wines...A family AffairO

Wine

Harry Crowther's postcard from the Douro: Team Foz/vinification and visits...

Harry Crowther continues his Postcard from the Douro series with the difficulties and surprising results of working with a team who speak very little

Wine

Douro hails early 2017 harvest as possible vintage year

The Douro has experienced one of the earliest harvests in its history, with nearly all the valley’s grapes picked by the middle of September, and talk

Wine

Harry Crowther's postcard from the Douro: Team Foz/vinification and visits...

Harry Crowther continues his Postcard from the Douro series with the difficulties and surprising results of working with a team who speak very little

Wine

Douro hails early 2017 harvest as possible vintage year

The Douro has experienced one of the earliest harvests in its history, with nearly all the valley’s grapes picked by the middle of September, and talk