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  • Article Free for all

    Wines for invalids

    This article has been syndicated.It is a truism that as you go through life the topics you discuss most often with friends tend to follow a…

    30 Mar 2015 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    An emotional Cockburn port tasting

    I’m such a hardened old nut, it’s not often that wine tastings bring tears to my eyes, but I did find myself with distinctly blurred vision towards…

    17 Mar 2015 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    Graham's Six Grapes Old Vines NV port

    From £14.99, $48Graham’s have been busy looking backwards over their shoulder (see Ne Oublie, for example). To celebrate ‘over 100 years’ of their…

    19 Dec 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Sweet and strong assortment

    See Sorting through the assortments for a guide to the collections of tasting notes already published and those yet to come.More than 70 sweet and…

    27 Nov 2014 Team JR
  • Article Free for all

    Where are the world's oldest wines?

    This article has been syndicated.Where in the world are the oldest wines? Not vines (although that is another interesting question - see our unique  …

    24 Nov 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Don't quote me

    Port-loving plutocrats sought by rivals

    Ancient wood-aged port? Check. Late nineteenth century pedigree? Check. Hand-crafted presentation box? Check. Bespoke crystal decanter? Check.…

    23 Jun 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Sandeman vintage ports back to 1944

    George Sandeman, the figurehead of the Sandeman port house, showed off 20 vintages of Sandeman port in London last month. Talk about warts and all……

    13 May 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Niepoort and late-bottled longevity

    Niepoort LBV ports, made in the style once designated 'traditional', ie the produce of a single year, bottled 4-6 years after harvest and unfiltered,…

    8 May 2014 Julia Harding MW
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    What's in (and out) in the world's oldest wine region

    There are various landscapes that get under your skin. I've been on safari in southern Africa only once and for a very short time, but I defy anyone…

    27 Jan 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    Ports from the 1960s

    From $120, £75, €115 a bottleFind Warre's 1960 Find Taylor's Single Harvest 1964 (to be launched Jan 2014) Find Cálem Colheita 1961 Find a Niepoort…

    27 Dec 2013 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Quinta do Noval in situ

    This is being published on Christmas Eve in the hope that it will remind you to ensure you serve port over Christmas. If not then, when? The Douro…

    24 Dec 2013 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Free for all

    Top holiday wines 4 - strong and sweet

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.See also my earlier companion articles on top fizz, whites and reds. This…

    21 Dec 2013 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Strong and sweet wines - autumn collection

    See this guide to all our autumn collections. Below are some of the best-value wines we have come across in our extensive tastings in London over…

    17 Dec 2013 Team JR
  • Article Free for all

    Douro - table wine v port

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.See Douro tasting notes in Douro for dummies.   In an ideal world…

    23 Nov 2013 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Legendary fortifieds

    Read more in Truly fortifying.   As Alex wrote in Putting wine in context, we were both lucky enough to attend the most spectacular tasting held to…

    10 Oct 2013 Jancis Robinson