Douro Valley

Quinta Vale D. Maria ‘merges’ with Aveleda

One of the Douro's leading independent Port producers, Quinta Vale D. Maria, has “merged” with Vinho Verde giant Aveleda it has been announced.

The Proust Q&A: Paul Symington

The Port scion on his signature impatience, beloved boxer Mungo, and the day his grandfather drank Dow's in the trenches with Churchill.

The Douro Valley in pictures

A photographic journey of a weekend in the Douro Valley, taking in boat rides, almond picking, infinity pools and lashings of Port.

Douro cycle tour to raise 25k for charity

A team of 14 cyclists from the UK wine trade are to ride over 600km along the Douro river for drinks industry charity The Benevolent.

It’s still cool to be hot

September 1st, 2011

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