Paul Symington has been awarded a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Portuguese wine producer, Esporão, has announced its partnership with Hatch Mansfield as their UK distributor.

Winemakers Joao Pires and Matt Gant have collaborated on a range that exhibits levels of freshness, acidity and elegance rarely seen in the Douro.

Bright Outlook Port Side

10 January, 2014

Hamish Smith travels to Porto and finds optimism where he was least expecting it

Portuguese wine

29 October, 2012

Portugal has no shortage of great wines to offer the world, but its challenge lies in communicating the message. Hamish Smith reports

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Tess Posthumus

Staffing crisis could open opportunities

The pandemic has thrown many challenges at bar owners over the past couple of years and the ones that survived the various lockdowns and restrictions deserve a pat on the back. However, while revenues are returning and bars are beginning to recruit once more, we’ve come up against a whole new set of problems, one of which is a global starring crisis.

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