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As Port Premiumizes, Aged Tawnies Emerge As The Key Growth Driver

While Port volumes have remained stable at around the 400,000-case mark in the U.S. in recent years, premium-and-above expressions are having success as consumers move toward the middle of the pricing ladder—up from standard rubies and tawnies and down from top-tier vintage Ports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 3, 2019

Sandeman Port Projects Solid 2016 Advance, Led By Premiumization Drive

Although Port consumption has been shrinking worldwide, the U.S. has emerged as a bright spot, thanks in part to the market’s solid premiumization trends. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 6, 2016

Global Port Volume Slips, But Premiumization Well Underway In U.S.

The global Port market continues to see a long-term slide in volume, as consumption declines in key European nations and producers look to expand the category’s high end. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 5, 2014

News Briefs for March 12, 2014

•The Fladgate Partnership is releasing two new Late Bottled Vintage Ports (LBVs), one each under its Taylor Fladgate and Fonseca brands. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 12, 2014

Wine Spectator: Tawny Port On The Rise

Tawny Ports, long less popular than their ruby cousins, are gaining new attention. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 28, 2014

News Briefs for October 3, 2013

•Portuguese authorities have lowered quality requirements for brandy used for the fortification of Port. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 3, 2013

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