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Madeira’s Role in the Declaration of Independence

Suppose you’re Thomas Jefferson. You’ve recently penned a little thing known as the Declaration of Independence and ratified it along with your fellow revolutionaries—Adams, Franklin, Hancock, et. al...
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Shelf life of Port and Sherry

Ali G
by Ali G 12 years ago

This might be a stupid question, but how long does Port or Cream Sherry last once it's been opened? We have a bottle of each that we started and never finished and I'm wondering if I should just t...

Port Wine

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by chriswhite 2 years ago

Bought a port wine last weekend. I opened it but didn't put it in the rerfridgerator is it still good to drink? Also do I put it in the refrigerator tonight?

How long does opened Port last?

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by Rick 12 years ago

I have a bottle of Port that is half full and last opened about 10 months ago. It smells good, but is it safe to drink?

Aged White Port in Manhattan?

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by DaviHome 2 years ago

Does anyone know of a retail wine store in Manhattan that sells aged white port? I'm specifically looking for Niepoort but if anyone knows of another quality aged white port that is sold locally, I...

What to do with white port?

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by LookingBusy 2 years ago

HI everyone! I bought a bottle of white port this week for a recipe (it turned out fantastic btw). Now I have 3/4 of a bottle left. Does anyone have any good recipes to use it up before it g...

Porto & Douro tasting event feedback

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by CaptCrunch 3 years ago

Hello! There was a porto & douro tasting event organised earlier in may by the wine institute of douro and porto. I took notes and meant to share them but I got distracted. Better late than neve...

Vinhos Oscar Quevedo 30-year-old White Port

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

At last week's Port and Douro Wines Institute (IVDP) tasting in San Francisco, one of the most interesting wines I tried was the Quevedo Porto 30 year old White Port. Golden-straw in color, aromas ...

Keeping Port

tim irvine
by tim irvine 3 years ago

I have never had a wine fridge until now. My house is kept fairly consistently in the 72ish range. I have heard it said that consistency of conditions is the most important aspect of aging wine (a...

Two nights in Porto - help with my list !

willowan
by willowan 3 years ago

Hello Travelling to Porto this week. Looking for super fresh seafood in non touristy/non stuffysurroundings - a bit like the La Paradeta model in Barcelona. Have looked at Salat o Muro which g...

When to open bottle of port from cellar

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by cleopatra999 3 years ago

I found a bottle of Barao De Vilar Colheita 1990 in our cellar. I don't recall when or where we bought it, and I didn't write when to open it on the box (usually we do). Should it sit longer still ...

Hopes rise for 2015 Port wine harvest - Decanter

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by zin1953 4 years ago

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Port producers ‘need to work in a cooperative way’

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by zin1953 4 years ago

Producers in the Douro need to work more cooperatively to guarantee their future, according to Gonzalo Pedrosa, CEO at Sogevinus. “In the Douro we need to work in a cooperative way; we need to w...

Quinta do Noval declares Port 2013 vintage | decanter.com

zin1953
by zin1953 4 years ago

"Famed Douro Valley property Quinta do Noval has released a ‘very small quantity’ of 2013 vintage Port . . . "

Types of Porto

zin1953
by zin1953 4 years ago

I originally wrote this post for Chowhound's Wine Board more than five years ago. I'm re-posting it in its own thread for the following reasons: a) it seems to have been helpful for several peopl...

Port Wine for Reduction for Pan Seared Foie Gras

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by winzee 6 years ago

Hi guys, I'm thinking of doing a Balsamic Vinegar and Port Wine reduction, then adding Morello (sour, burgandy-coloured cherries) cherries into the mix to get the tart cherry flavor. I'll serve ...

serving port -- proper glass?

alkapal
by alkapal 11 years ago

what is the proper glass in which to serve port? i've recently seen it served in a sherry-size glass (filled to the rim, almost), and seem to recall years ago seeing it in a brandy snifter. i t...

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