Esporão, the leading family-run Portuguese wine company, has appointed Barwell & Jones to be its exclusive UK agent

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

CEO of Sogrape Vinhos, Francisco Ferreira, has ventured that the planting of further international varietals could help to attract more consumers to Portuguese wine.

Spain/Portugal/Italy: Diageo has launched two ready to serve cocktails. The J&B Manhattan is to sell for €9.99 (70cl) and will roll out across Spain’s off-trade this month.  J&B blended scotch whisky is mixed with cherry and cranberry flavours as well as citrus and the product has an ABV of 14.9%.

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