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Wine of the Week – Fonseca Port celebrates 200 years

A leading Portuguese Port producer, Fonseca celebrates 200 years of family tradition and achievement this year, an historic occasion for the house shaped by four families, the Fonsecas and and Monteiros, who founded the business; the Guimaraens dynasty, which led the Port house for more than a century and have made its wines since the 1860s to the present day, and the Yeatmans, who have steered the company successfully through the second half of the 20th century and into the new millennium.
The wines were acclaimed by leading wine write James Suckland in Vintage Port: The Wine Spectator’s Ultimate Guide for Consumers, Collectors, and Investors (Wine Spectator, 1990).
The winery is perhaps best known for its Fonseca BIN 27m a reserve blend. In the U.S., Fonseca Ports are imported by Kobrand Corp.
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