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12/09/2016

Porto Wine Pairings

As we all know, the right pairing with the right wine can make all the difference. But did you know that the right pairing can also make a big...

10/09/2016

Happy Birthday

Did you know? The first Wine Region in the world to be demarcated and regulated celebrates its 260th birthday today! In 1756 the Douro Region was...

26/07/2016

5 Most fascinating travel destinations for wine lovers in the world

According to traveller24.com the Douro Valley is one of the five most fascinating travel destinations for wine lovers in the world. And we couldn't...

12/07/2016

DOURO ROCK FESTIVAL

Two days of music in the heart of the Douro Wine Region. The Douro Rock Festival, next to the river and surrounded by terraces, is waiting for you...

8/07/2016

COMMENTED WINE TASTING OF MONOVARIETAL DOURO WINES

The IVDP (Institute of Douro an Porto Wines), in partnership with PORVID, will begin a commented wine tasting on monovarietal wines in order to...

8/07/2016

VINHO VERDE WINE FEST

The largest Green Wine festival in the world is back, in third edition and with the best program ever. More than 150 wines, 36 exhibitors, 9...

7/07/2016

FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE

"Having long Been a niche product enjoyed by those in the know, tawny Port is gaining in popularity, and for good reason"

Article published...

7/07/2016

DECANTER MAGAZINE AWARDS

Porto Wines distinguished in Decanter Magazine Awards with Platinum Awards in the following wines:

Bulas LBV 2011

Ferreira Duque de...

6/07/2016

IVDP PORTWINE DAY

The Institute of Douro and Porto Wines makes the 10th of every month a Port Wine Day. Why this day? Because September 10th of 1756 is the birthday...

21/06/2016

The renowned winegrower group Douro Boys are putting the valley’s delicacies on stage, inviting you to a marketplace for the finest...

16/06/2016

18th GASTRONOMIC FAIR in Vila do Conde

From August 19th - 28th  you will find around 70 different stands representing all the diffents flavours and tradition of portuguese cuisine at this fair situated in Vila do Conde. From traditional bread, cakes and cookies to sausages,...

20/06/2016

XXXIII RABELO BOAT REGATTA

One of the traditions of the St. John's festivities in Porto is the Regatta of Rabelo Boats on June 24th. 

But did you know, that...

16/06/2016

MEDIEVAL FAIR in Lamego

This fair in the city of Lamego is considered one of the biggest events of its kind in the interior of the country. This medieval fair is dedicated...

16/06/2016

BEER OR WINE?

Do you like cold Beer at the end of the day, or do you prefer a good glass of Wine to relax from a long day of work? Or maybe you like to choose,...

7/06/2016

IS A ONE DAY TOUR OF THE DOURO VALLEY ENOUGH? by Julie Dawn Fox

Julie Dawn Fox is a British expat in Portugal. She loves to explore Portugal’s culture and hidden treasures and to share her experiences and discoveries in her Blog as a way of helping others enjoy it’s less-well-known...