Douro

Douro Travel Guide

Articles about Douro

By Lyndsey Matthews
By Briana Fasone
By Shane Mitchell
My husband, Bronson, says “doh-roo.” I say “due-row.” We sound like the Gershwin song, arguing about how to pronounce the world’s oldest demarcated wine region, located in northern Portugal. (He is a wine dealer, so I eventually concede.) The Dour...

Hotels in Douro

Northern Portugal’s dramatic Douro Valley wine region now has a resort to match. Vidago Palace, an hour’s drive northeast of historic Porto, is located in a Belle Époque mansion with 70 guest rooms decorated with Portuguese embellishments (hand-loomed rugs; traditional cement tiles).

Restaurants in Douro

A popular restaurant that specializes in regional cuisine and wines from boutique vineyards. Lunch for two $70.

Things to do in Douro

Vineyard tours and tastings are by appointment only at this boutique producer in the Rio Torta Valley.