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Wish You Were Here ? - 19th c. Postcard of Quinta Do Noval's main entrance..

Wish You Were Here ? - 19th c. Postcard of Quinta Do Noval's main entrance.. | The Douro Index | Scoop.it

An image from another age.... an historic postcard depicting the great front gates of legendary Quinta do Noval in the Douro valley, home to some the world's greatest Port wines.

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Quinta de La Rosa

Quinta de La Rosa | The Douro Index | Scoop.it

Sophia Bergqvist has carefully nurtured the public perception of La Rosa and together with her father Tim, they understand how to market fine wine to a discerning public by sharing information, insight and being scrupulously direct...

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Quinta do Noval

Quinta do Noval | The Douro Index | Scoop.it

Christian Seely had told me Noval was special: in some ways you get to know a man through the wine he drinks and having shared many great bottles in Bordeaux it was clear that Port wine had stolen a very warm piece of this Englishman's heart. When asked to make my first visit to Portugal's Douro valley, I somehow felt as if I had already watched the sun set from the terrace at Quinta do Noval... http://www.quintadonoval.com/

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Meet the Winemaker : João Ferreira Alvares Ribeiro, Quinta do Vallado

Set in the heart of Portugal's most famous wine region, the Douro, is Quinta do Vallado. Established in 1716, the winery, has been in the Ferreira family for... (Debra Meiburg interviews João Ferreira)

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Quinta dos Avidagos

Quinta dos Avidagos | The Douro Index | Scoop.it

"The company operates 4 different vineyards, located within 5 km of the Regua in the Douro region, belonging to the family Nunes de Matos, of which the oldest is the Quinta da Varana acquired in 1685 and is also one of the oldest in the region"...

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Crasto Superior | Quinta do Crasto

Crasto Superior | Quinta do Crasto | The Douro Index | Scoop.it

The Douro Superior is an extraordinary wilderness region bounding the majestic Douro river, a place where eagles and vultures soar... and few people might be found amid the ancient olive trees and vineyards. The vines of the Roquette family's remore Quinta da Cabreira are planted here, producing the grapes for their characterful Crasto Superior wines.

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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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