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Port and the Douro's future

Port and the Douro's future | The Douro Index | Scoop.it

JANCIS ROBINSON MW: "My enthusiastic account of the recently declared 2011 vintage ports provoked very different responses from the two major players in the international port business. (I have yet, by the way, to taste any 2011 from Quinta do Noval and, like several posters on the port 2011 thread on our forum, look forward to hearing more about their declaration.)

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Quinta do Crasto - Douro Valley

Quinta do Crasto - Douro Valley | The Douro Index | Scoop.it

Quinta do Crasto is by any measure exceptional: not in an epic or grandiose sense, but exceptional for the perfect colonial modesty of its Lilliputian architecture. A biblically perched string of random white stucco, stone and red tiled buildings deposited ark-like atop a verdantly conical fortress of old terraced vines. http://www.quintadocrasto.pt/

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