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PORT. A place to which the officers of the customs are appropriated, and which include the privileges and guidance of all members and creeks which are allotted to them. 1 Chit. Com. Law, 726; Postlewaith's Com. Dict. h.t.; 1 Chit. Com. L. Index, h.t. According to Dalloz, a port is a place within land, protected against the waves and winds, and affording to vessels a place of safety. Diet. Supp. h.t. By the Roman law a port is defined to be locus, conclusus, quo importantur merces, et unde exportantur. Dig. 50,16, 59. See 7 N. S. 81. 2. A port differs from a haven, (q.v.) and includes something more. 1st. It is a place at which vessels may arrive and discharge, or take in their cargoes. 2. It comprehends a vale, city or borough, called in Latin caput corpus, for the reception of mariners and merchants, for securing the goods, and bringing them to market, and for victualling the ships. 3. It is impressed with its legal character by the civil authority. Hale de Portibus Mar. c. 2; 1 Harg. 46, 73; Bac. Ab. Prerogative, D 5; Com. Dig. Navigation, E; 4 Inst. 148; Callis on Sewers, 56; 2 Chit. Com. Law, 2; Dig. 60, 16, 59; Id. 43, 12, 1, 13; Id. 47, 10, 15, 7; Id. 39, 4, 15.

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In 1992, the mission was expanded to also support and serve individuals with capillary vascular birthmarks, Klippel Trenaunay (KT), and Port Wine Birthmarks.
FOR THE DUCKS (SERVES 4): 4 5- to 6-ounce duck breasts 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon oil Sea salt Freshly-ground pepper FOR THE MUSHROOMS: 3/4-pound assorted wild mushrooms (morel, shiitake, oyster) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 rounded teaspoon finely chopped shallots Pinch of finely minced garlic Sea salt Freshly-ground pepper FOR THE SAUCE: 1/2 cup port wine 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon butter Sea salt Freshly-ground pepper TO PREPARE THE MUSHROOMS: Trim, wash and drain the assorted mushrooms.
It is surrounded by the vineyards of the famous Douro valley, where the grapes that go into making Port wines are grown.
Olivia is beautiful but because of the port wine stain some people only see that and they nudge each other and point and they can be rude.
In this context, and taking into account that most of the research on strategic alliances has been based on large companies, the aim of this study is to analyze and assess the case study of a collaborative strategy involving a Portuguese Port wine producer and a foreign multinational company, in order to answer the following general question: can strategic alliances within the process of enhancing the internationalization of Port wine producers be in any way beneficial to them?
Garnish with a pear fan and a thyme sprig Five Gold Rings * 25ml Goldschlager * 35ml ruby port wine * 15ml butterscotch schnapps * 35ml Apple Juice Put all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with plenty of ice and double strain into a chilled martini glass.
After a decade of slow but steady decline, annual revenue last year was 44 million euros lower than in 2000, at 370 million euros, and 12 million fewer bottles were sold compared to that year, according to the Association of Port Wine Companies, an industry group.
A birthmark is almost always harmless and, apart from a port wine stain, most will disappear by the age of five.
On our last day back in Porto, there was time to pop into one of the port wine lodges before flying home.
One had a pale complexion, short dark hair, was clean- shaven with a port wine birthmark on his neck, and a gold stud in his left ear.
It was the Douro's port wine production that put the 'port' not only into Portugal, but also into the city of Oporto, where our journey began.
Before returning to the boat, we had the first of our port wine tours, visiting the cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia.