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  • noun a small farm in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, held subject to the provisions of the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993


  • (written as Croft)
    one of the oldest port companies, founded in 1678, producing good tawny and ruby ports from its vineyards at quinta da Roeda. A branch now also produces sherry in Jerez, and pioneered the pale cream style of sherry. Both enterprises are now part of the International Distillers and Vintners group.