Do you know the city of Porto?
Porto is an enchanting city, situated on the banks of the Douro River. Classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO thanks to its impressive monuments and historical buildings, the city is the second largest in Portugal and it possesses the best views over the worldly renowned Port Wine Cellars, which are located on the south side of the river, in Vila Nova de Gaia.
Faced towards Porto's historic centre, the Port Wine Cellars are an important tourist attraction. This sweet and fortified wine is produced from the grapes cultivated in the Douro region and sent to the cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia, where it is prepared and aged. Visitors may choose among the more than 50 cellars that exist alongside the river, in order to discover the dozens of varieties of Port Wine, which is today one of the most famous in the world.
Furthermore, in the Wine Spectator, a worldly reputed wine magazine, the Dow´s Vintage Port Wine 2011 has just been nominated as the best wine in the world.