Founded in 1880, and acquired in 1990 by Champagne Louis Roederer, Ramos Pinto Port is among the greats. Why? Vineyard holdings. They own an extraordinary amount of prime vineyard land: 187 hectares. This land supplies the raw material which Ramos Pinto uses to excel at both Port wines and table wines. Taste a selection of both, presided over by the inimical Devin McGarry.
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