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  • Richard Hemming MW
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  • Richard Hemming MW
18 Oct 2012

Usually it's too much brandy that gives you a headache, not too little. However, the port industry is faced with a serious shortage of spirit with which to fortify its wines, according to a leading port producer.

A confluence of different factors have caused the problem. Firstly, EU subsidies for distillation have been phased out,…