Wednesday January 29, 2020

Portuguese portal to the finest fortified wines

Portugal’s Douro Valley’s remoteness makes its top-drawer fortified wines even more desirable

27th September, 2015
The Douro valley has produced a long list of superb port wines

At the edge of the most inaccessible area of Portugal’s Douro Valley, in its Côa region, there are over 5,000 rock engravings and vast picture panels dating from 22,000 years BC. The Douro may have 128km of port-producing vineyards, but as a Unesco World Heritage Site it has some of the earliest evidence of human civilisation on the planet

Here in the Douro, the Côa Valley Art and Archaeology Museum is a gateway...

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