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Visit of Porto Krohn - Port wine Lodge and Cellar in Villa Nova de Gaia

Krohn is one of the few independent Port Shippers with history since 1865. They have a worth seeing Lodge in Villa Nova de Gaia with very old Port casks. Iolanda Falcao Carneiro who runs the company with her brother Jose in third generation gives some information about the history of this traditional producer and their speciality - Colheita Ports.

available since May 5, 2013

Port styles 20 year Tawny and Vintage Portwine 1991 & 1992 in comparison at fair Nov 2012

This video summarizes the 20 Years of Port fair in Leverkusen (Germany) from November 2012. At this fair the Port producers showed their 20 Year Tawnies plus a Vintage Port of the same age (1991 or 1992, or both if declared). The video also includes an interview with winemaker David Guimaraens and the Port expert Axel Probst and a tasting notice of a 20y Tawny (SANDEMAN) and Warre Vintage Port 1991.

available since February 24, 2013

Harvest report Portugal 2012 - David Guimaraens about vintage for Port wine at Douro

David Guimaraens, Chief Winemaker of Fladgate Partnership, is responsible for the Ports of Croft, Fonseca and Taylor. He talks about the growing season 2012 in the Douro and about the quality of the harvested grapes.

available since December 28, 2012

Ramos Pinto Portwine tasting 1880-2007 incl. interview with Mr. Nicolau de Almeida

Video from the great Ramos Pinto Portwine vertical tasting with wines from three centuries. The tasting took place in October 2012 in Leverkusen, Germany. 16 participants including the winemaker of Ramos Pinto, Mr. Joao Nicolau de Almeida taste more then 20 Vintage Ports, f.e. the VP 1880. 1924, 1935, 1945, 1970. Passion Port also interviewed Mr. Nicolau de Almeida, he is one of the most famous portugese winemakers, asking him questions about winemaking, his favorite Ports and about his achievement for portugese enology. The video has also German subtitles.

available since November 25, 2012

How to pronounce Port and portugese wine terms - with Oscar Quevedo

Passion Port and Oscar Quevedo (from Quevedo wines from Douro) present three lessons about Port wine and portugese wine words - fundamental terms from portugese wine regions, grape varieties and Port terms and styles. With german subtitles.

available since August 26, 2012

short video from the Essencia do Vinho 2012 in Porto

This is a short video from about one of the most beautiful wine fairs in the world which took place in the awesome Palacio do Bolsa in Porto in February 2012. In addition to our report in the REPORTS section, here you have a bit of picture material from this magnificient city in the north of Portugal.

available since April 1, 2012

Interview with Dirk Niepoort about the Vintage Port of 1970

Passion Portwein talked woth Dirk Niepoort about the Vintage Port of 1970. The sympathic wine grower and head of the family company (active in the Port business since 1842) talks about the potential of Vintage Ports and describes that the phenomenon of ports getting better when aged for several years as accepted. Most importantly, he describes the quality of the excellent Vintage Port of 1970, the last vintage bottled in the iconic belly bottle. The video was created in combination with the 70s VP horizontal tasting in December 2011.

available since December 23, 2011

Decant a Port wine

Passion Portwine ( presents this short video to you. It illustrates how to decant a Vintage Port to reach its full potential of this classic piece of international wine - from the necessary utilities to a detailed manual. We decant a Dow's from 1994.

available since December 8, 2011