Tag: Douro Valley

Rioja Winery
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Douro Valley’s table wines.

Douro Valley’s legendary beauty captivates. Te colourful flat-bottomed rabelo boats that used to transport port pipes from lodges to Vila Nova de Gaia at the mouth of the Douro River serve now as ornaments. Precariously terraced vineyards, twist their way down from the ridges of hills that flank the slow […]

Douro Valley’s Table Wines and Ports.
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Douro Valley’s Table Wines and Ports.

Douro Valley English wine merchants invented port and made world famous. The English were the best consumers of port wines, but now many other countries discovered the delights of enjoying port. The French like white port as an aperitif, Americans have developed a liking for vintage ports, and Quebecois enjoy […]