Tips For The Wine Traveler Going Overseas

ORANGE COUNTY COAST | “It has always been a dream of mine to visit Europe in the fall, moving from country to country while the grapes around me begin to reach their final ripeness. Europe is an incredible place, full of history and rituals that are only fully understood once you arrive. This all became apparent during my quest for rare bottles—where I found myself in situations I wish I’d been better prepared for. Should you want to arrange a fall visit sometime in the future, here is a list of everything I wish I had known before I began my adventure.”
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Drink in the view: Behind the wine country along Portugal’s stunning Douro river


DAILY MAIL | “Gaia is home to the lodges and cellars where ports age in oak casks, before being bottled and sent on their way to wine merchants the world over. Naturally, a tour of Porto ends with a tasting session in one of these lodges.”
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10 Reasons Portugal is Europe’s Newest Darling

FOR TRAVEL -- Portugal -- Porto -- Rabelo boat at Douro river in Porto CREDIT: Joao Paulo

FOR TRAVEL — Portugal — Porto — Rabelo boat at Douro river in Porto CREDIT: Joao Paulo

NEW YORK POST | “Central Portugal typically doesn’t get as much attention as the stunning Alentejo and Algarve regions in the south and wine destinations of the north, but that’s about to change. The area between Lisbon and Porto extending from the sea to the Spanish border is full of historical wonder, stunning scenery, amazing food and vinho, and life lived at a slower pace.”
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