Churchill Graham

+351 223 703 641 Rua Da Fonte Nova 5
Vila Nova De Gaia, 4400 -156
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Churchill’s – the First Independent British Port Shipper in over 70 years. Extracted from the Vine, Clive Coates MW. Despite the fact that there was no longer any family firm to apprentice himself to, Johnny Graham arrived in Oporto in 1973. He got a job as a trainee with Cockburn’s and for the next 8 years worked closely with the ex partner John Smithes in the tasting room, on the production side and in vineyard management. In 1980 at the age of 28 he was made a director. A bright future lay ahead but he wanted to be his own boss. Johnny married in 1980. Caroline, his wife, is a Churchill. Together they formed Churchill Graham Lda and in 1981 he decided to leave Cockburn’s to set up his own Port Wine Company. Despite offers of permanent jobs, he agreed to work as a consultant for Taylor’s while starting his Company. In the meantime local Port farmers had learned that he wanted to set up on his own and were keen to help. In particular, Borges de Sousa who had excellent Read more »

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  • Graham's "Six Grapes" Oporto NV

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    Wine review by Ennis1


  • Graham's "Six Grapes" Oporto NV

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    Nice, full body, great with dark chocolate and berries. One of my faves! Read More

    Wine review by GinaR1173


  • Graham's "Six Grapes" Oporto NV

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    Sounds like a great port that's a must try. Matt may even like this one! Read More

    Wine review by Karmyk


  • Graham's "Six Grapes" Oporto NV

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    Hints of cherry and spice. Mouth filling with soft tannins. Good with strong cheese and dark chocolate. Great after dinner drink. Read More

    Wine review by sammy2co


  • Graham's "Six Grapes" Oporto NV

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    A wonderful port. Absolutely a complex pallet. A very strong body keeps from making this wine from being one you continually sip. A really great port to share with guests. Read More

    Wine review by cAdley


  • Graham's "Six Grapes" Oporto NV

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    Floral and almost herbal on the nose with layers of tea like aromas adding really intriguing complexity to the base of cocoa-dusted, dried cherry fruit. Soft and easy going in the mouth, this doesnt come off as particularly sweet but might benefit from a little more acidity adding some liveliness to the palate. The flavor profile is lovely and f... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Graham's "Six Grapes" Oporto NV

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    Great port for the price. Sweet, but not too much. Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Graham's "Six Grapes" Oporto NV

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    it's very good. For it's price of about $20 per bottle, it beats most name brand (non-vintage) ports at its price point or slightly higher. It has a wonderful peppery aftertaste that characterizes vintage ports. Read More

    Wine review by Craig en


  • Graham's "Six Grapes" Oporto NV

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    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Graham's "Six Grapes" Oporto NV

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    Have had 6 grapes several times and one of the few ports that can hold its own with any strength cigar. Read More

    Wine review by CliffMixon


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