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The New Douro

Portugal's unique wine region reaches beyond Port to make world-class reds
Kim Marcus
Issue: December 15, 2008

On a cold winter's afternoon, smoke from a wood-burning fire swirls in the damp air at Quinta do Nápoles in Portugal's Douro River Valley. The small, ramshackle winery, perched on a ridge surrounded by steeply terraced vineyards, is packed to the rafters with oak barrels and winemaking equipment.

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