WINE TRAVEL: EXPLORING DOURO, PORTUGAL

The Douro is a Portuguese wine region centred on the Douro River and stretches from the Marao Mountains to the frontier with Spain. The vineyard area has a warm continental climate as a result of being shielded from the cooling Atlantic winds by the mountains. Wine production in the Douro is dominated by Port, but […]

WINE TRAVEL:‚Äč DISCOVERING RED WINES OF DOURO DOC, PORTUGAL

Portugal produces a wide range of wine styles through its five major DOCs. Portuguese wine has been introduced to the region by ancient civilizations such as Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks and especially Romans. The Douro DOC is extremely well known for its excellent Port, but we will explore the red wines of the DOC Douro. In […]