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In May 2016 my Portugal Wine Tour, based in Oporto, took us up the Douro Valley, south to the Dāo region and north to the Minho. Up the Douro Valley by train Following a welcome dinner at the Aurora restaurant in Porto on the previous night, on Thursday we took the train east and…(Read More)

Portugal Wine Tour Sunday lunch in Porto

Occasionally our return logistics allow us to add to our experiences on our final day.  So it was back to Taylors for the full tour. The wonderful Skye showed us round the historic Port Lodge and kept a boisterous crowd under vice like control. We picked up some really useful information and for many the…(Read More)

The first full day of our tour took us to the Douro Valley – east and inland from Porto – and we decided to take the train. I first took this rail journey in 2007 and it is a truly wonderful way of seeing the incredible steep landscape of the Douro Valley. The train weaves…(Read More)