Contemporary Videos on Port

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Alex Bridgeman
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Contemporary Videos on Port

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There has been an absolute plethora of distanced video chats and interviews about Port created over the last few months. As and when someone discovers one, please post here:
  • The Wine Society held a short interview with Francisco Olazabal in the cellars of Quinta do Vale Meão on 3 February 2015, which can be found on the Wine Society YouTube channel. There is also a slightly earlier interview with him on 9 January 2015 recorded in the house at the Quinta.
  • 67 Pall Mall Port evening with Demetri Walters leading a tasting of 1980 Warre, 1977 Fonseca, 1970 Graham, 1966 Taylor, 1963 Taylor and 1963 Graham Colheita. 13 May 2020 on the 67 Pall Mall YouTube channel.
  • 67 Pall Mall conversation with Paul Symington. 28 June 2020 on the 67 Pall Mall YouTube channel.
  • 67 Pall Mall evening with Christian Seely leading a tasting of Quinta do Noval Vintage Ports from 2017, 2011, 2003, 2000, 1994 and 1966. 28 June 2020 on the 67 Pall Mall YouTube channel.
  • The Wine Society hosted a discussion by Christian Seely, Dominic and Harry Symington on the 2018 Vintage Ports bottled by Quinta do Noval, Quinta do Vesuvio and Quinta da Senhora da Ribeira. 30 July 2020 on the Wine Society's YouTube channel.
  • 67 Pall Mall evening with Sophia Bergqvist leading a tasting of Quinta de la Rosa wines and two Ports: 10 Year Old Tawny and 2005 Vintage. 14 October 2020 on the 67 Pall Mall YouTube channel.
  • 67 Pall Mall tasting led by David Guimaraens featuring 2004 Quinta do Panascal, 2004 Quinta de Vargellas, 2017 Fonseca, 2017 Taylor, 1970 Taylor Single Harvest Tawny, Fonseca 20YO Tawny. 6 November 2020 on the 67 Pall Mall YouTube channel.
  • The Wine Society hosted An Evening with David Guimaraens on 25 November 2020 on the Wine Society's YouTube channel.
  • The Winchester Wine Festival went online on 28 November 2020 with the result that it has a 20 minute presentation on Quinta do Noval by Ana Carvalho, Brand Ambassador for the AXA portfolio of wine estates. Ana starts 3'10" into the video, which is introduced by the organisers of the Winchester Wine Festival.
  • Konstantin Baum MW opened bottles of Burmester 2011 Colheita and Burmester 1863 Garrafeira (decanted 1932, bottled 1942) on his YouTube channel on 16 May 2022. His impression and description of the smell and taste of the wine is something to see!
  • ITN Business Channel recorded a short piece on Taylor’s in connection with Taylor’s holding a Royal Warrant at the time of the platinum jubilee that was released on 3 June 2022.
Any suggestions on how to index this list would be welcome!
Top Ports in 2021: Niepoort Garrafeira 1931; Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Cockburn 1969 Single Harvest Tawny

Top Port in 2022 so far: the most stunning bottle of Quinta do Noval Nacional 1931. I have never drunk such a wonderful bottle of Port.
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Re: Contemporary Videos on Port

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Just added Konstantin Baum’s YouTube tasting of the Burmester 1863 to the end of the list of videos.
Top Ports in 2021: Niepoort Garrafeira 1931; Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Cockburn 1969 Single Harvest Tawny

Top Port in 2022 so far: the most stunning bottle of Quinta do Noval Nacional 1931. I have never drunk such a wonderful bottle of Port.
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