Port Basics

History of Port

A brief history of the Port trade and the development of the modern style of Vintage Port.

Evolution of the Port Bottle

Changes in the shape of the wine bottle made bottle aged Port possible.


Learn how making wine in the Douro for Port is different from winemaking anywhere else in the world.

Blending Port

The wine in your glass is a unique blend of many different wines.

Declaration of a Vintage

When and why do we declare a Vintage?

Quinta Vintage Port

What is the difference between classic Vintage Ports and Quinta Vintages?

Guide to Port Styles

Not all Port is Vintage - here is a brief guide to the full range of Port styles.

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