Portugal 2016

Portugal Wine Tour Quinta das Escomoeiras hillside

Portugal Tour – a day in the Vinho Verde and a night at Taylor’s

Quinta da Aveleda was our first stop on Saturday morning – the final full day of our tour. Aveleda are a big producer of over 15 million bottles but are still family owned and possess beautiful historic grounds, gardens and buildings near Penafiel on the edge of the Minho region. We started with a walk …

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Portugal Tour – to Casa de Mouraz and Boas Quintas in the Dão region

The historic Dao region was our destination on Friday as we headed south of Porto. Dao has a very different feel to the Douro Valley with lots of forest interspersed with vineyards. Various hill ranges give a natural protection from the elements and the region is very much on the up in terms of wine …

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