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Welcome to the Valley of Gold: Douro, Portugal

The Douro River Valley has steep and twisting canyons that have been sculpted over the years into terraces by hard-working farmers. The birthplace of port wine, the Douro River Valley was demarcated in 1756 by the Marquis of Pombal and is one of the oldest regulated wine regions in the world.  It is also one […]

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Quinta do Vesuvio Estate of Symington Family Estates in Douro, Portugal

It is amazing how wines are made in this region of the world. These are “lagares” where the grapes are destemmed, pumped into these huge lake like things, everyone walks over them, extracting the best must. Then they break the seal or sombrero- hat with a long stick and collect the juice. What a great […]

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When life with a toddler demands a good dose of humor and an incredible glass of wine. #mommyblogger #wine #toddlerlife

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