Kopke Port Tasting 24th September

The House of Kopke is the oldest Porto wine export firm, established in 1638 by the Germans Cristiano and Nicolaus Kopke. They have established an enviable reputation for their range of cask-aged and bottled-aged ports, some produced from vines that are over a century old. We were therefore delighted to be hosting this tasting, presented by Kopke’s Export Manager, Joao … Read More

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Taylor´s Port Tasting with Joanna Delaforce – Thursday 4th December

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Established over three centuries ago in 1692, Taylor’s is one of the oldest of the founding Port houses. It is dedicated entirely to the production of Port wine and in particular to its finest styles. We’re delighted to welcome Joanna Delaforce – Fortified Brand Ambassador – to conduct our special evening, showcasing examples from this classic Port house. On taste … Read More

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1983 Vintage Ports

1983 Vintage Ports, now over 30 years old are fully mature, so which houses have full-filled their predicted potential? We had a very enjoyable evening tasting eleven of those which declared, hosted by Alan Cutler, the Black Country’s leading authority on fortified wines, at Stourbridge’s Old Edwardian Club. The quality of the vintage has generally been considered second to the … Read More

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