Port on a Roll

Kim Marcus
Issue: February 29, 2012

Most of the excitement in Portugal's Douro River Valley since 2000 has been centered on the ascent of the region's formerly mediocre table wines to world-class stature. But many of the factors that have propelled the table-wine revolution have also had profound impact on the quality of the region's trademark Ports, the seductively rich and sweet-tasting reds that can be enjoyed for decades. Wine Spectator Kim Marcus explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2012.

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