Category Archives: Portuguese Wine Tours

Tasting Vinhos Norte Wines

The other day I had occasion, at a Portuguese Wine Tasting, to re-taste the range of Vinho Verde Wines produced by Vinhos Norte, one of the producers partnering with us on our Portuguese Wine Tours. In the whites, the Alvarinho grape predominates; a number of their wines are blended with Loureiro. The overall result is […]

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Two Wine Trips to the Douro Valley to launch Wines and Tours Ltd

If the idea of tasting wines at a variety of Quintas, enjoying local dishes and traveling through the stunning scenery of the Douro Valley, appeals to you, why not join us on one of our Portuguese Wine Tours?

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Wine Tour in the Douro Valley

The Douro is blessed with an incredible climate for growing vines and fruit trees. It has heat coupled with a plentiful supply of water from the rivers, but the terrain is harsh and mountainous, necessitating much human toil that has been taken over by machines in flat wine-producing regions.

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