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Port wine (also known as Vinho do Porto and often simply Port) is a Portuguese fortified wine from the Douro Valley in the northern provinces of Portugal. It is typically a sweet red wine, but also comes in dry, semi-dry and white varieties. This day we will visit a famous Port wine lodge in Vila Nova de Gaia. An enologist (wine expert) will lead the workshop that will start with a small briefing about Port Wine and several proves will take place, explaining the principal characteristics of each wine and the differences.

After a wine tasting will take place where we must pay attention to, and analyze the different wines.• appearance • "in glass" the aroma of the wine• “in mouth” sensations • "finish" (aftertaste) – are combined in order to establish the following properties of a wine:• complexity and character • potential (suitable for aging or drinking) • possible faults By the end of the workshop a certificate will be delivered to all participants.

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