Talking Douro Valley Schist (Part: I)

Part I: Dirk Niepoort of Niepoort Vinhos interviews João Nicolau de Almeida, managing director of Ramos Pinto, about terroir expression in Douro Valley table wine and Porto. Nicolau de Almeida helped establish modern viticulture in the Douro Valley and oversees one of the few wine companies in the region built on estate-grown grapes.

Talking Douro Valley Schist (Part II)

Part II: João Nicolau de Almeida of Ramos Pinto interviews Dirk Niepoort, fifth generation head of his family's Niepoort Vinhos, about terroir expression in Douro Valley table wine and Porto. Niepoort has played a leading role in creating new styles of wine, whether fortified or not, that reflect the ancient vines and steep schist hillsides of one of the world's greatest wine regions.