How well do you know Sandeman Port ?

The world of wine is vibrant, constantly changing and ever so interesting. Everyday wine enthusiasts can learn & share their new experiences with good food & friends. So the following ‘Wine Quiz’ is a little bit of fun and learning for all - and for those a little more competitive a personal test of your wine knowledge.

● So you think you know Sandeman Port?
● Or - You think you know the different styles of Sandeman Port?

Take this short Sandeman Port Quiz & find out.

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The Port House of Sandman was founded in which year?

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The Sandeman company was originally founded in London - by an ambitious 25-year-old Scotsman from Perth. With a £300 loan from his father. He bought his first wine cellar & started trading Port & Sherry from Tom’s Coffee House. What was his name...?

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In which year did the now famous Sandeman ‘Silhouette Man’ - the Don in the black cape and hat appear?

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Dressed like the Spanish Caballeros de Jerez in a Portuguese student’s cape and wide-brimmed hat, the Don cuts a dark, dramatic figure - but what is the Don holding in his right hand?

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Sandeman was the first company to brand a Port wine cask. Sandeman started fire branding their trademark GSC (George Sandeman & Co.) in a crow’s foot design on all pipes they sold, thus giving their customers a name that assured quality. Which year did they start this practice?

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In 1928 an artist working for the Lochend Printing Company approached Sandeman for business. Sandeman requested some designs for posters, and the iconic silhouette of the Don was born, drawn by which man?

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Sandeman had their first electric street-sign switched on back in 1921. It was placed high above which of the following renowned European high-traffic-flow locations?

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In 1965 the Don of Sandeman made his first television appearance, with what is now a famous advertisement - what was the catch-phrase used in the TV commercial and still said today?

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Born in London in 1953 George Sandeman was in 1990 appointed G.M. of Sandeman and the following year becoming Chairman of the House of Sandeman, which generation is George?

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Which of the following statements about the Port House of Sandeman is correct?

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Sandeman is a respected brand, distributed in more than 75 countries and a leading brand in Belgium, Italy, USA, Switzerland, Ireland, Germany, Japan & New Zealand. So on *average how many bottles of Sandeman are bought each and every minute - (yes, every minute)?

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If you were about to enjoy a serving of classic Tiramisu dessert - made with mascarpone cheese, amaretti biscuits or lady fingers soaked in espresso or brandy, with is flavours of almond, coffee and chocolate - which of the following Sandeman Port wines would be a good pairing?

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