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PORT AND SHERRY-STYLE WINES TO SIP ON

Fortified wines are generally produced by adding (fortifying) a wine with brandy. Due to legislation, nothing made outside of Portugal, where the product originates from, can be called a “Port”. In the same way, Sherry comes from “Jerez”, a product of Spain. All this means that, in South Africa, these types of wines must be labelled using “-style”, “-type” or “-like”, or classify it using “Cape” in the name, such as Cape Pink, Cape White and Cape Tawny.

On our shelves we bring you the best of both worlds. From Portugal, we stock a number of Ports, like the Portal Fine Tawny Port, as well as local favourites like De Krans Cape Ruby. They range from the younger 5-year-olds to the more mature 10 and 30-year-olds. Have a look at how these can pair with all your favourite meals.

  • Recipes to pair with FORTIFIED WINE