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Port Grape Shortage Leads to Crackdown on Bogus Shipments

Issue: January 31, 2001

January 31st, 2001 Port Grape Shortage Leads to Crackdown on Bogus Shipments This fall, while Port producers celebrated one of their highest-quality harvests in years, they were also lamenting a grape shortage that led to illegal trafficking in non-Port grapes.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2001.

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