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Sandeman launches Cask 33

A Very Old Tawny that represents the benchmark for the quality and style of Sandeman’s stock of aged Portos. Launched to coincide with the celebration of Sandeman’s 225 years in 2015, this wine is being presented in London by George …
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Wine Spectator hands unprecedented ratings to Ferreira’s Portos

As we approach the final stretch of another outstanding year for Porto Ferreira, a new set of historic accolades emerge. This time Wine Spectator, one of the most influential North American wines publication, hands unprecedented ratings to Ferreira’s Portos: Porto …
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Porto Ferreira Vintage 2011 rated by Wine Enthusiast with 97 Points

When Porto Ferreira winemaker Luís Sottomayor first tasted the Ferreira Vintage 2011, he noted this would be “a wine for the history books”. Indeed, and within a very short period, time is already proving him right with leading wine magazine …
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A treasure born of ancient vines

The enthusiastic welcome given by wine critics and consumers alike to Legado 2008 – a special Douro red whose launch last year marked a defining moment in Sogrape’s 70th anniversary celebrations – meant that expectations were high for this year’s …
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Porto Wine Trophy 2012 for Sandeman Porto Tawny 20 Years Old

Already the recipient of a Gold Outstanding medal, Sandeman Porto Tawny 20 Years Old has won yet another distinction, the Porto Wine Trophy, at the International Wine & Spirit Competition, taking place in the U.K. For Sogrape Vinhos, this recognition …
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In the Fortified Wine category Luís Sottomayor nominated by the IWC for Winemaker of the Year 2012

Sogrape Vinhos´ Director of Oenology for the Douro Region, Luís Sottomayor, has been recognized by the world´s most prestigious wine competition, the International Wine Challenge, for the quality of his work with the celebrated Porto Wine brands Ferreira, Sandeman and …
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