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Graham’s Porto
Winery Wines

Port Wine Porto e Douro DOC 30 Tawny Port, Douro, Portugal

Type: Port Wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 20%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #GP-L161220

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Last reviewed: 20 August, 2016

World-famous dessert wine from Portugal, which is called "Vinho do Porto" or simply "Porto" and is not named after its region of origin Douro, but after the port city of Porto, from where it is shipped. The English played a decisive role in its creation in connection with their trade wars with France. In the 17th century, the import of French wines to England was forbidden for a time and then burdened with high customs duties. This led to a bottleneck in the supply. In 1678 a wine merchant from Liverpool sent his two sons to Viano do Castello near the city of Porto to buy wine. In Lamego they were taken to a monastery where the...

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