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.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 17, 2008.

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