Port wine likes to rest in seasoned wood…It is difficult to teach the art of caring for this wine because it only comes with years of experience. When I came to the family cooperage as a young apprentice the Master Cooper showed me these three casks. Now I try to pass this knowledge down to the young coopers that work with me.
From initial sketches to the finished article, finding the right balance of practicality and optimum quality is something we have been committed to at Smythson from the outset. This dedication to peerless craftsmanship has been key in creating the perfect presentation case to preserve Ne Oublie’s unique character.