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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Harry Crowther's postcard from the Douro

In his first Postcard from the Douro, sommelier and former M Restaurants' wine store manager Harry Crowther talks about.....Land. Drink. Stomp.

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Ramos Pinto declares 2015

Ramos Pinto has announced the release of its 2015 Vintage Port after an' excellent year' in the Douro.

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Symington: No longer acceptable to sell 'extraordinary wines' at 'ridiculously low prices'

The time has come for the high quality of Douro table wines to be reflected in higher pricing, according to Paul Symington, the chairman of Symington

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Fladgate Partnership releases 2015 Vintage Ports

Keeping with tradition, The Fladgate Partnership announced on St.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

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Harry Crowther's postcard from the Douro

In his first Postcard from the Douro, sommelier and former M Restaurants' wine store manager Harry Crowther talks about.....Land. Drink. Stomp.

News |  Wine

Ramos Pinto declares 2015

Ramos Pinto has announced the release of its 2015 Vintage Port after an' excellent year' in the Douro.

News |  Wine

Symington: No longer acceptable to sell 'extraordinary wines' at 'ridiculously low prices'

The time has come for the high quality of Douro table wines to be reflected in higher pricing, according to Paul Symington, the chairman of Symington

News |  Wine

Fladgate Partnership releases 2015 Vintage Ports

Keeping with tradition, The Fladgate Partnership announced on St.

News |  Wine

Changing colours: Vinho Verde

Once defined by its light and spritzy green wines, Vinho Verde has undergone something of a ripeness revolution.

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Glenmorangie returns to Madeira for latest Private Edition

Glenmorangie and the oxidised wines from the Portuguese island of Madeira are no strangers, but they've been reacquainted recently to create the Highl

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Taylor's releases 1967 Single Harvest Port

1967: the year the roadside breathalyser was introduced, The Beatles released their second album, and the year of Taylor's latest release of limited e

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Sandeman departs from tradition for new tawny packaging

Ruby might still dominate when it comes to port sales in the UK, but tawny is decidedly on-trend, and Sandeman is getting fully behind this.

News |  Wine

Changing colours: Vinho Verde

Once defined by its light and spritzy green wines, Vinho Verde has undergone something of a ripeness revolution.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Glenmorangie returns to Madeira for latest Private Edition

Glenmorangie and the oxidised wines from the Portuguese island of Madeira are no strangers, but they've been reacquainted recently to create the Highl

News |  Wine

Taylor's releases 1967 Single Harvest Port

1967: the year the roadside breathalyser was introduced, The Beatles released their second album, and the year of Taylor's latest release of limited e

News |  Wine

Sandeman departs from tradition for new tawny packaging

Ruby might still dominate when it comes to port sales in the UK, but tawny is decidedly on-trend, and Sandeman is getting fully behind this.