Uncorked! Abroad

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Drinking Sandeman Splashes

By Robert K. Stephen (CSW) (TABUAÇA, PORTUGAL) – Accessible off the main road and then on another tiny dirt road…


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Caught In The Port Machine

By Robert K. Stephen (CSW) (PINHAO, PORTUGAL) – Symington’s is a huge Port machine with the Graham’s, Cockburn’s, Dow’s and…


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Last Of A Dying Breed

By Robert K. Stephen (CSW) (REGUA, PORTUGAL) – There are few Portuguese owned Port houses these days. Dona Matilde is…


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Bright Eyed And Bushy Tailed

By Robert K. Stephen (CSW) (GAIA, PORTUGAL) – The first visit to Manoel D Poças Júnior in Gaia. While writing…


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High End Cálem In Gaia

By Robert K. Stephen (CSW) (GAIA, PORTUGAL) – On my last day in Porto no mercy is shown as driver…




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Quinta Do Noval

By Robert K. Stephen (CSW) (WINDSOR, ON) – Yet again up in the hills of the Douro River Valley to…


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Treacherous But Tasty

By Robert K. Stephen (CSW) (DOURO VALLEY, PORTUGAL) – Completely frayed by jet lag, a 10:30 a.m. tasting at Poças…