178 years of port and madeira

Niepoort Colheita bottles

Three tastings of amazing wines designed to last more than a century. How come we don't value them more?

Jancis writes I’ve always said that wine tasting is not a spectator sport, so I take my hat off to all those who, in these strange pandemic-restricted times, have managed to get wine samples to widely dispersed tasters for the online tastings that have proliferated. The gold medal probably has to go to the London-based members’ club 67 Pall Mall, whose staff have done sterling work filling, sealing and despatching samples all over the globe for their incredibly rich tasting...