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Premium Port Wines, the US importer of leading Port producer Symington Family Estates, is pleased to announce Vintage and Fine Wines, an online retail space offering the finest Ports, Madeiras and Douro table wines direct from the producers’ cellars in Portugal. The online store is currently open for purchases and shipping within the state of California.

Symington Family Estates’ US online portfolio focuses on their esteemed Port houses: Graham’s, Cockburn’s and Dow’s as well as their wine brands from the Douro Valley of Portugal, including Quinta do Vesuvio and Prats & Symington. In 2017 they launched a new venture, Quinta da Fonte Souto, in the Alto Alentejo. 

 

The launch of Vintage and Fine Wines features special packages of wines that reflect preferred pricing and the option for consumers to sign up for a virtual wine tasting with San Francisco based Hugh Symington, a member of the 5th generation of the revered Port producing family.

 

“In times like these, Port is increasingly being enjoyed as more of an everyday indulgence for those of us hunkering down at home. It is the quintessential meditative wine that can not be rushed. I am looking forward to meeting many US consumers virtually during our guided tastings. We have something for everyone, including red table wines, from the most exciting wine region in the world– Portugal!” — Hugh Symington, 5th generation, Symington Family Estates.

 

About Symington Family Estates 

The Symingtons of Scottish, English and Portuguese descent have been Port producers in northern Portugal since 1882. For five generations they have combined their passion for producing premium Ports and wines with a deep commitment to the region’s land and people. Today ten Symingtons work across their four famous Port houses – Graham’s, Cockburn’s, Dow’s and Warre’s – as well as their Douro wine projects – Quinta do Vesuvio, Quinta do Ataíde, Altano and Prats & Symington (of Chryseia fame) – and a new venture, Quinta da Fonte Souto in the Alto Alentejo.

 

Symington Family Estates is a leading premium Port producer and the family is the leading vineyard owners in the Douro Valley, with 26 Quintas covering 5,527 acres and 2,530 acres of vineyard. Their vineyards are managed under sustainable viticulture practices and 276 acres are organically farmed, the largest area of organic vineyards in the Douro. In 2019 Symington Family Estates became the first winery in Portugal to achieve B Corp certification. Symington Family Estates is unique amongst the major Port companies in that each working family member farms their own vineyard, alongside those under the family’s joint company ownership.

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