Drinking on the Douro: What to Sip on Your Portugal River Cruise

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Thanks Laura! We'll be doing the Douro next spring, and this will come in handy.
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Originally posted by janecambridge
Laura,I am unable to open.
I added this article to the Sticky about
RIVERS and AREAS
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2220727

Maybe you can open the link from there.
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Vinho verde, or green wine, is a low-alcohol and slightly effervescent white wine that is grown primarily in the Minho region, just north of Porto. Green refers to the region, as well as the age of the grapes

Vinho Verde refers to a young wine, made to be drunk young, and as such can be either white or red, although I believe only white Vinho Verde is exported, and that usually is made sweeter than the dry versions sold in Portugal.
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