Tag Archives: Porto

Oporto: city of wine and stodgy food

Like a lot of wine writers, I have a particularly soft spot for Oporto and the Douro valley, possibly the most beautiful wine region in the world. Here’s something I wrote for Boisdale Life magazine on just this subject: After … Continue reading

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Oporto!

I’ve just written something for the Spectator on Oporto. I was there to research my book as a guest of Sandeman port. At the time my daughter had chicken pox and I kept on getting messages from my wife saying … Continue reading

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Starting a Tradition

Here’s some musing on port and fatherhood from The Wine Society’s newsletter: The most exciting thing to happen in 2011, at least for me, was the birth of our daughter, Helena. The second most exciting thing was the vintage in … Continue reading

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