Flatgate Partnership Vinhos SA was founded in 2001 as the Portuguese company Taylor's the English beverage multinational Diageo the two port wine companies Croft and bought Delaforce (Delaforce was resold to Royal Oporto in early 2008). Taylor's had the port wine company as early as 1948 Fonseca Guimaraens accepted. The three port wine brands are produced independently under their name. In 2005, the entire inventory of 4,500 barrels and the company's warehouses Osborne in the postage - Acquired suburb of Vila Nova de Gaia. Every year around 20,000 pipas per 550 liter volume are purchased by small producers. According to director Adrian Bridge, they want to send a signal that they will continue to work on the port wine believes instead of going into the production of table wines like other port wine houses. Fiorma owns some wineries in the Douro Valley with over 600 hectares of vineyards. Fladgate Partnership is owned by descendants of the Yeatman family, one of the founding families of Taylor, Fladgate & Yeatman (full name of Taylor's).