Port wine and sherry are fortified wines used popularly consumed after dinner or as dessert wines. Port is made from grapes grown in the Douro region in Northern Portugal, while sherry is made from white grapes in a town in Spain.
Ports and sherries are often dessert wines. Port wine has a richer, sweeter, and heavier texture than other wines, and also a higher alcoholic content.
Sherry is dry in texture since it is fortified after completion of the fermentation process, as opposed to port wine, which is fortified halfway through the fermentation process.