Who better than the wine trade to consult for advice about good restaurants in their area?
Frequent guest contributor Blair Curtis reports on a vertical and then a horizontal... and as he disclaims, this is not about waking up in the morning, it is about two amazing tastings of Vintage Ports.
Wine-grower group The Douro Boys have won the 2012 European Enterprise Promotion Award for their unique marketing campaign that aims to promote the Douro region's unique terroir, wines and hospitality.
Wine & Spirits and Revista de Vinhos magazines both award top honours to Casa Ferreirinha and its Quinta da Leda 2009.
Quinta do Portal has had a stellar 2012 with a wide array of awards.
Have you thought about spending the 2012 year-end holiday season in Porto? The Yeatman Hotel offers some great events and packages in December.
The Yeatman Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia has won 14 awards in the past 12 months for the hotel facilities, the building, the restaurant, the wine list and even the pool received its very own award.
The Catavino website has been long established as a champion of Spanish wines. Now they are turning their attention to Portugal and interviewed Roy to get his perspective on the country and the wines of the Douro.