Spring in the Douro is an enchanting season. With the longer days and warmer temperatures, nature`s pulse once again begins to beat faster and the hills on either side of the great River Douro become a patchwork of colour.
Moving out of the comfort zone of its clubby image, Port has begun to conquer new markets and reach a younger consumer demographic. All this has been skilfully achieved without Port losing any of its prestige or its higher price points.
July 6th saw the signing of the Porto Protocol, in the city of the same name. The Porto Protocol is an important wine industry initiative to combat climate change, spearheaded by Adrien Bridge, CEO of The Fladgate Partnership owners of Taylor`s Port.