A Tasting of Douro Table Wine and Porto - Wine & Spirits Magazine

A Tasting of Douro Table Wine and Porto

illustrations by Michael Hirshon

In contemporary Douro, many shippers and growers produce both dry table wines and fortified Ports. We organized a tasting that pitted a producer’s dry red wine against its Port wine, using the warm 2011 vintage to consider the status of classic Douro wines. Try this with a cool vintage, and…

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This story appears in the print issue of Fall 2015.
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