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.
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.
Never before has wine been so fashionable. But wait, is there not a paradox here! In our world of digital interconnectivity and instant satisfaction, wine may in fact be the ultimate counter-trending product.