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Douro Landscape on the BBC

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Tourism to the Douro is growing as Portugal’s port wine region experiments with fine table wines and ultra-modern boutique hotels complement the area’s traditional estates.
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The Douro Valley on the BBC

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The world's only true port is born in a scenic stretch of vineyards in the oldest demarcated wine region in the world.

 

Portugal’s Douro Valley, extending from the country’s eastern border to the coastal city of Porto, is home to 113km of vineyards, where grapes have been grown for nearly 2,000 years. Though the bustling harvest season is in September, the world's oldest demarcated wine region is worth visiting year round, especially for its port wines. (Michael Melford/National Geographic)

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