one of the oldest and most respected houses for the production of fortified wine. The first bottle of port wine brand "Dow's" was released in 1798. In possession of the Dow includes two vineyard Quinta do Bomfim and Quinta da Senhora da Ribeira, which are considered some of the best vineyards in the region. Also, the grapes for port "Dou'z" deliver another 3 vineyard in the possession of the family Symington. But it own crop farms for more than 50% of the demand for raw materials. In submission Dow has one small and two large winery. They recycle not only raw materials collected from their vineyards, but also purchasing grapes. At the plant have robotic equipment that simulates the pressure grapes feet. But the production of elite vintages of port grapes crushed barefoot in special vats. More: https://winestyleonline.com
Penfolds has been producing remarkable wines since 1844 and indisputably led the development of Australian fine wine in the modern era. The introduction of Penfolds Grange in 1951 forever changed the landscape of Australian fine wine. Since then a series of stand-out wines both white and red have been released under the Penfolds masthead.
Peter Gago, Penfolds Chief Winemaker and only the 4th custodian of Grange, relishes the opportunity to bring Penfolds to the world stage and is an enthusiastic ambassador and natural educator. Penfolds came to the attention of the US market when 1990 Grange was Wine Spectatorâ€™s â€˜Wine of the Yearâ€™. Since then, Penfolds Grange has become one of the most collectable wines of the world and was honored to grace the front cover, once again, of Wine Spectator, with declarations of Grange as Australiaâ€™s Icon.