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Quinta do Vallado Douro

Vallado is a revitalised estate in the Lower Douro (Baixo Corgo) on the Rio Corgo run by Francisco Ferreira and João Ferreira Alvares Ribeiro. A new winery was completed in the late 1990s to handle the fruit from new and restructured vineyards totalling 64 ha and, so revitalised is this estate that, in 2008, they […]

Quinta de Macedos Douro

This is a very promising small property on the Rio Torto, which has been sympathetically revived by Paul Reynolds and his brother Raymond, a UK wine shipper. It runs to just 6.8 ha but much of it is planted to old vines. Viticulture is organic and old terraces of varying aspect have a mixed planting […]

Lavradores de Feitoria Douro

This new project gathers in grapes from 15 estates that were previously sold to port companies. The winemaking team of Paulo Ruão, José Carlos Fernandes and Raul Perreira shows a lot of skill in selecting and blending the grapes for an expanding range of wines. Três Bagos is an already successfully established brand, the grapes […]

C.A.R.M Douro

C.A.R.M stands for Casa Agrícola Roboredo Madeira. The Madeira family have 62 ha of vineyards and 220 ha of olive groves in the Douro Superior, spread across seven quintas. Trained winemaker Rui Madeira makes three excellent wines under the C.A.R.M label and several others named for individual quintas. A characterful Classico (half Touriga Nacional) sees […]

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