Richard Mayson

Port 2003: vintage report

2003 has been declared a vintage by all the major the Port houses - and the wines look well-structured and certainly long-lived.

20-year-old Tawny Port

Vintage port is often held up as the most aristocratic of wines. But RICHARD MAYSON argues that a 20-year-old tawny can offer greater overall drinking pleasure.

Portugal’s Big Ideas

Portugal has spent the last 20 years rediscovering its terroir. RICHARD MAYSON looks at how its best quality areas are now prospering.