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School of Port is a new educational initiative for wine professionals and wine lovers. Discover the wonders of port and the Douro! Brought to you by the port-mad people at Symington Family Estates.


Our first training module (The Essentials) is a free workshop for wine trade professionals – including people working in distributors, retailers, and bars/restaurants – which can be delivered online or in-person by a professional port wine educator.

Interested? Please send us an email at [email protected].
The Essentials
Course contents:
  • 1. Port in the 21st century
  • 2. The history of port
  • 3. The Douro Valley
  • 4. The vintage
  • 5. Port ageing
  • 6. Port styles
  • 7. How to serve (and store) port
  • 8. Port pairings
  • 9. How to sell port (on-trade)
  • 10. How to sell port (off-trade)

Join us on Instagram

  • • Short videos
  • • Live tastings
  • • Expert Q&As
  • • Mini Masterclasses
School of Port is an educational initiative from Symington Family Estates, premium port producers in the Douro for 5 generations since 1882.

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