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    Fonseca Declares 2011 Vintage

    Vintage Port 2011

    Fonseca Vintage Port 2011 

    BIN 27, a Port with intense fruit character

    Fonseca BIN 27

    Fonseca BIN 27 Ruby Port 

    Pairing Port and food is actually very straightforward

    Fonseca & Food

    Fonseca Port & Food 

Latest News from Fonseca Port


    Fonseca Celebrates its 200th Anniversary

    12 March 2015

    This year Fonseca proudly celebrates 200 years of family tradition and achievement. An entry in the ledgers of the royal monopoly company records the firm's first trading activity, the purchase of 32 pipes of Port by João dos Santos Fonseca on 8th April, 1815.


    Fonseca to release a Guimaraens 2012 Vintage Port

    23 April 2014

    Making the traditional St George's Day announcement, Fonseca's Managing Director, Adrian Bridge, said:  "I am very pleased to say that we will be making a limited release of 2012 Guimaraens Vintage Port.


    2013 Harvest Update

    30 September 2013

    A major rain storm hit the Douro region last Friday dropping 34 mm of rain on Pinhao.  This was only the second day of rain since May.


    The Fladgate Partnership Acquires Krohn

    25 June 2013

    Our parent company, The Fladgate Partnership, today acquired the family owned Port firm of Wiese & Krohn, adding another distinguished Port house to its portfolio of world renowned Port brands.


    Fonseca Declares 2011 Vintage

    23 April 2013

    Fonseca is pleased to announce that it has declared the 2011 vintage. The Fonseca Vintage Port blend is based on the reserve wines of Quinta do Cruzeiro in the Pinhão Valley.


    2012 Harvest in the Douro Valley

    19 December 2012

    The low vigour and extremely healthy vines this year, with very balanced temperatures during the ripening of the grapes, combined with small bunches and berries resulted in Ports being produced with great freshness of fruit and excellent natural acidity.


    Fonseca partners with Ruth’s Chris Steak House

    08 October 2012

    Fonseca is proud to partner with Ruth's Chris Steak House to host an exclusive five-course
    Port Dinner on October 18 at 51 participating Ruth's Chris Steak House restaurants across the U.S. 


    Saint Georges Day Announcement

    23 April 2012

    Saint George's Day is the day chosen by Port houses to announce the release of a new Vintage Port from the harvest two years previously.


    50 years service

    06 December 2011

    Fonseca's longest serving taster, Mario Fernando Araújo, today celebrates 50
    years working for the firm.

Fonseca has belonged in the first rank of Vintage Port producers since the nineteenth century. Its Vintage Ports are noted for their luscious fruitiness which develops great opulence and complexity with age.
Fonseca Vintage Port