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Port and pastry pairing

Port and Pastry Pairings for the Holidays

 mywinepal  October 28, 2020

It is time to start drinking your port with the colder weather upon us.  There are many styles of port.  I received 3 port samples from The Fladgate Partnership that cover 3 different styles; Pink, Tawny, and Vintage.   Port is made from indigenous grapes, typically Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesa, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, and Tinta Cao. Port is a…

The Fladgate Partnership

How is the 2020 Harvest for Port Wine?

 mywinepal  September 14, 2020

I was fortunate to be invited to the Fladgate Partnership Virtual Press Trip with David Guimaraens to learn about the 2020 port wine harvest.  David is the head winemaker for the Flagdate Partnership that includes Fonseca, Taylor’s, and Croft Port.  We held a Zoom meeting, which is what helps keep us all safe and connected at the same time.   What…