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Fortification Spirit for the 1972 Vintage

March 6, 2013
Question by: Alwyn, South Africa


I know about all the problems with the alcohol in 1972 and I tasted a Sandeman 1972 Vintage (not for Sale on the market)  x 3. I also see 1972 DOWS on the market. How bad was that alcohol really?

Old Tawny Port

January 5, 2013
Question by: Robert, New Jersey, USA


I have a bottle of 1937 Souza Tawny Port.  I am curious as to its value and any special cosideration I should give to openining it and storing it.  As an example: do I have to drink it in one seating or could I store it in a decanter?

Old Colheita

December 21, 2012
Question by: Dean, Chester, UK


I have 1 bottle of  REAL COMPANHIA VELHA, VINHO DO PORTO, COLHEITA DE 1944.  Is it worth drinking or selling?

1979 Port

November 21, 2012
Question by: Connie, Cambridge


What can you tell me about Port wine Real Companhia Velha Vintage 1979 and when should it be drunk by?  Thanks.

How Long to Store Port?

September 25, 2012
Question by: Rui (Mobile)


For how long should I store a bottle of Port?

Warre's Grand Reserve Port 1965

July 10, 2012
Question by: Michiel, Tiel, NL


I'm able to buy 12 bottles of Warre's Grand Reserve Port 1965, but I can't find any information about this port on the internet. Can you please inform me about this port, if it probably is in fine conditions or not, and what they are aprox worth at this time?

Global Availability of Port Wines

May 11, 2012
Question by: Jeff, New York, USA


For a globally recognized brand, why are some ports only bottled for a particular region and not brought over this side of the pond?  For example the Grahams 1952?

Selling Old Ports

May 7, 2012
Question by: Shirley, Bournemouth, UK


I have 5 bottles of vintage port I would like to sell they are as follows:
J.W Burmester & Co. 'ld Oporto Colheita 1955 extra selected
Taylor's Quinta De Vargellas 1978 Vintage Port
Cockburn Vintage Port 1975
Taylor's 10 year Tawny port bottled in 1998
Vinho do Porto Messias Vintage Port 1984

1952 Port

April 13, 2012
Question by: Di, Nebo, Australia


Where could I purchase a 1952 bottle of port for a 60th birthday gift?

1910 Colheita

March 14, 2012
Question by: Brian, London, GB


I have a bottle of Constantino's 1910 Colheita Port (bottled 1972) which has been well stored over the years and has a level into the neck, and it's original box.  i would like to know its selling value in today's market. Thank you.

Value of Old Ports

February 14, 2012
Question by: Ellis, Stourbridge, GB


I am trying to establish the worth of some vintage port: (2) Niepoort 1952, one 1959, also (5) bottles S V Borges & Irmao Oporto Alto Douro 1963.  Many thanks.

Warre's Colheita

July 25, 2011
Question by: Deirdre, UK


I have a bottle of Warre's Colheita 1940, which says it was kept in casks and bottled in 1988.  I also have a bottle of Sandemans, the label says: Sandeman 30 years old Tawny Port matured in wood and bottled in 1990. The bottle is a replica of bottle used in 1790. It was produced to celebrate bicentenary of the House of Sandeman.  Can you tell me if they are good years and where I might be able to sell them?  Thank you.


Storing Colheitas

June 21, 2011
Question by: Berlin, Germany


Hi, I bought several bottles of Dow's Colheita 1998.  Do you advise to store Colheita Port or to drink it now?  My wife is pregnant and I would like to set the bottles aside for some years.

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