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Real Companhia Velha Douro/Port

The Douro’s largest landowner and biggest maker of port enjoys wide distribution around the globe. Its Royal Oporto brand is familiar to most consumers even if they haven’t drunk it. Its inclusion here, however, is for its revitalised production of Douro table wines, one or two of which are worthy of more than passing mention. […]

Quinta do Noval Douro/Port

Today direction at Noval comes from Christian Seely of AXA-Millésimes (the corporate owner of CH. PICHON-LONGUEVILLE and other prestigious properties) while the wines are made by António Agrellos. But it got its start in modern times from António José da Silva, who first isolated the famous 2.5 ha of ungrafted vines that produce Nacional, the […]

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