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Tasting Grapes

September 13, 2012
Question by: Alex, Bracknell, UK


In the VPS Blog, you mention that Charles has been walking the vineyards and tasting the grapes.  What is he looking for when he tastes the grapes?  How do the grapes taste when compared to the white table grapes I normally buy in my supermarket and eat at home?

Vintage 2011 Quality

May 2, 2012
Question by: Tom, Sparta, USA


I know this is still a year or so before any formal declaration will be made, but is there any indication for the 2011 grapes regarding vintage quality?

Dow's Vintage 1944

May 2, 2012
Question by: Maurice, Wolverhampton, UK


Wondering if there is any value to a bottle of Dow Port 1944 I have. Comments appreciated

Single Varietal Ports

March 19, 2012
Question by: Fredrik, Göteborg, SE


Have there ever been attempts at creating grape-specific ports such as a single quinta Touriga Nacional for instance? I imagine it could be interesting for port enthusiasts to compare two single-grape ports from the same vintage.

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