W. & J. Graham & Co.

+351 22 377 64 84/85 Rua Rei Ramiro 514
Vila Nova di Gaia, CA 4400
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Graham’s Port was founded in 1820 by Scottish brothers William and John Graham in Oporto, Portugal. The brothers, who already came from a successful entrepreneurial family, dedicated themselves to producing a line of fine vintage Ports. In 1890, they became one of the first Port quintas (estates) to source fruit from the upper Douro Valley and established the property Quinta dos Malvedos. The quality of the grapes from this vineyard is a major contribution to the finesse of their Ports. In that same year, the brothers opened the Graham’s Lodge in Vila Nova di Gaia, to store and showcase the wines. Vintages of Graham’s Port became famous for their structure and elegance, particularly 1909, 1912, 1924, 1927 and especially 1948, a wine Jancis Robinson said was among the finest she’d ever tasted. In 1970, Graham’s was sold to the Symington family, who themselves had a legacy of quality Port production dating back centuries. They have upheld the traditions begun by the Graham Read more »

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  • Pinotage

    History of the grape: In 1925, Stellenbosch University Chief Horticulture Professor Abraham Izak Perold created the P...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Touriga Franca

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Touriga Franca (or Touriga Francesa) is one of the major grape varieties used t...

  • Touriga Nacional

    History of the grape: Touriga Nacional is produced as a still table wine, but is also one of the most important grape...

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    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Graham 1994


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    Wine review by Daveh839

  • Benziger Family Winery Fumé Blanc North Coast 2011


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    Wine review by Mumorex

  • Graham Port 1997


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    Wine review by WineWatcherUSA

  • Graham's 20 Year Old Tawny Port NV


    I was especially struck by this port's long, flavorful finish. A pleasantly rich dessert wine. Read More

    Wine review by aqua

  • Graham Porto Late Bottled Vintage 2000


    Haven't actually tried the 2000, I tried the 2001 (but it's not listed). Sounds very similar. A very rich dark wine, and very smooth. Thouroughly enjoyed this one. Read More

    Wine review by Porto79

  • Graham's Vintage Port Port Port Port Portugal Douro 2003


    Inky purple. The aroma is big, sweet and lots of stewed fruit. The palate is very big, with tannins gripping a little too firmly and lots of stalky herbs, and black pepper. Read More

    Wine review by Peter Wood

  • Grahams Dq Vintage Port 1983


    This is the second Port I ever purchased and I always have a soft sport for it. At 23 this is heading towards a mid-life crisis for collectors: drink or hold? If you have a case, then I suggest both. Right now it shows off a precocious personality, ultimately harmonious and enjoyable at the moment. Yet the tannins are still quite ripe today and ... Read More

    Wine review by Roy Hersh

  • Grahams Vintage Port Rmp 93 Premier 1977


    The nose shows some spicy elements and an herbal essence that add intricacy to the fresh raspberry aroma that showed no outward sign of spirit. Finally! I have never been a fan of this VP and it has always been a thorn in my side, even when put in front of me in a handful of "blind" tests ("let's fool Roy"). However, this particular bottle made ... Read More

    Wine review by Roy Hersh

  • Graham's Vintage Port 1955


    Gentle. Jammy, squashed strawberries and a little toffee. Beautifully balanced nose. The palate is wonderful, a little alcohol initially moves onto a peppery fruity palate. After a few hours, its got caramel, warm sugar... stunning, and the best port I have tasted to date. Read More

    Wine review by Peter Wood

  • Graham's 20 Year Old Tawny Port NV


    Very smooth. Great nutty flavors with a very long finish. Read More

    Wine review by JCfromtheWC

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