October 5, 2016

Weekender: Douro Valley | National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Cocooned from the rest of the country, every nook of the Douro Valley in Northern Portugal bares a secret

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October 4, 2016

On the peace in Portugal

I AM on a boat ride down Portugal’s lovely Douro Valley but there is something missing: Noise.

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October 3, 2016

Porto and Douro: “a magnet for oenophiles.”

From Porto, Portugal to the Scottish Highlands, these are the best places to taste beer, wine, and whisky around the world.

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August 22, 2016

The world’s most stunning wine region?

Rio Douro roughly translates from Portuguese as "river of gold."

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A great article by author Paul Ames for CNN

August 17, 2016

Unknown Red Wine From A Known Location

The marvellous part of drinking Portuguese reds particularly from the Douro is discovering the history of the place and how the winemakers are now reinventing themselves, and as a result challenging the conventional belief of winemaking and of Portugal’s viniculture. The stunning topography of the region doesn’t hurt matters either.

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Great post by wine travellers Dr Mattthew Horkey & Charine Tan who quit their jobs in Singapore to travel the world searching for "exotic" wines!