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For the Love of Port Newsletter – February 2006

For the Love of Port

It’s out, the new For the Love of Port Newsletter. Our friend [Roy Hersh->http://www.catavino.net/archives/48/2005/07/20/]‘s informative monthly newsletter just ended up in my mailbox. If you don’t know what this means, it means that your not receiving the latest news on Port wine from around the world. As always an informative and interesting read, here’s this months contents:

  • 1756 – 2006: The 250th Anniversary of the Alto Douro Demarcation
  • Roy’s Port Website Recommendation: CellarTracker! An innovation and invitation designed for wine collectors
  • Tasting Note: 1983 Gould Campbell
  • Feature article: Tour of Duty ~ Leading Our Way to Oporto & The Douro, Part 2 of 3
  • Definitely, check out the info on the 250th Anniversary of the Alto Douro Demarcation. There’s enough content there to print a book from!

    Also, for those of you looking for a good tour about Port wines greatest benchmarks, make sure to consider a [Port wine tour with Roy->http://www.fortheloveofport.com/travel.htm]. I get nothing from recommending them, but from reading about their adventures, I can’t help but be jealous of their adventures. Not only do they get personal service, but also VIP tasting.

    Another note, for those of you with tough questions about Port or Madeira, make sure to check out the forum over at [For the Love of Port->http://www.fortheloveofport.com/forum/index.php]. Basically, it is a place where you can post a question about Port wine and receive an answer from an assortment of experts. With so many knowledgeable experts, it’s hard not to find an answer to your problems.

    So if you’re not a subscriber yet, head over to [www.FortheLoveofPort.com and sign up->http://www.fortheloveofport.com/mailinglist/?p=subscribe&id=1&PHPSESSID=4c8d1c037220c334aef57ff8763d35d6]!

    Till soon,

    Ryan Opaz
    “For the Love of Port”, FTLOP