What is Port Wine?

What is Port Wine?

by Beth P Heiserman

Port is a Portuguese fortified wine which must be made in the Douro Valley in northern Portugal. It is generally consumed as a dessert wine, since it can be very sweet and decadent. There are several types of Port; red, white, rosé and an aged style called Tawny Port. Plus there are dry and semi-dry varieties. Fortified wines may be produced anywhere in the world, but only can be labeled “Port” from Portugal.

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Agua Dulce Delight

Agua Dulce DelightReyes Winery Estate Bottled Agua Dulce Delight, Sierra Pelona Valley Appellation

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White DelightReyes Winery Estate Bottled White Delight Sierra Pelona Valley Appellation

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