What is Port Wine?
Port is a sweet, fortified wine from Portugal. Become of its richness, Port is most commonly enjoyed as a dessert wine. There are several styles of Port: red, white, rosé, and Tawny Port.
Exploring Touriga Nacional Wine
Touriga Nacional (“tor-ee-gah nah-see-un-nall”) is a thick-skinned grape that makes full-bodied red wines, with high ageing potential, similar to Cabernet Sauvignon. This unsung grape variety is most common as a blending grape in Port wine.
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Which region of Portugal is known for its fortified wines?
- Douro Valley
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5 Reasons to Visit Douro Valley
Port is the most famous, most copied wine from Portugal. It grows in the Douro Valley, and is one of the oldest demarcated areas in the world dating back to 1756. The Douro Valley is one of the most jaw-dropping wine countries to visit.
Wine Quiz Answer
Answer is #4! The Douro Valley
The Douro Valley sits in the northern part of Portugal. Known for producing some of the world’s finest Port and table wines. Best known for its red wines, made from a variety of different grape varieties.