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    Fonseca to release a Guimaraens 2015 Vintage Port

    23 April 2017

    The house of Fonseca began trading on 8th April, 1815, and to celebrate the 200th anniversary of its foundation year, the firm has made a limited release of this Guimaraens 2015 Vintage Port.

     
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    Fonseca at XXXII Rabelo Boat Regatta

    23 June 2015

    Fonseca Port, which is celebrating its bicentenary, participated last June 24th, day of St. John, at the XXXII Rabelo Boat Regatta, organized by the Confraria de Vinho do Porto (Port Wine Brotherhoods) finishing on 2nd place.

     
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    FONSECA TO RELEASE A GUIMARAENS VINTAGE PORT FROM 2013

    23 April 2015

    The house of Fonseca, which celebrates its bicentenary this year, has announced that it will bottle a Guimaraens Vintage Port from 2013.

     
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    Fonseca Celebrates its 200th Anniversary

    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.

     
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    Vintage Port 2012

    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.

     
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    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.