A less glamorous aspect of advanced wine studies–especially when it comes to the of the Court of Master Sommeliers–is the requirement to have at the ready, all the years where Vintage Ports were declared. “Oh easy!” you might cry out before realizing I’m talking about Port, a dessert wine which almost no one drinks with regularity these days. But, for someone who does, they would probably say, “There was like 2017 and 2016, very cool back-to-back declarations. I think 2011. 2007 was good too, no?” This is all true, yet […]

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