7 Best Douro Valley Winery Hotels & Quintas to Stay In for 2023

view of a quinta in the douro valley region with vineyards in the background

Immersing yourself in the beauty of the Douro Valley is best experienced through a stay at one of the quintas, the famed Douro Valley winery hotels. These traditional Portuguese wine estates offer more than just accommodation; you get to live and breathe the wine culture of the Douro Valley as these properties are also working … Read more

The 13 Best Minho & Douro Valley Wine Tours From Porto [2023 Picks]

a selection of wines in douro valley portugal on a ledge wtih the river behind it

Portugal is known for many things: from its dramatic coastline to its decadent castles and its dreamy azulejos, it’s become a fan favorite in Europe for many reasons. But there’s another big draw to Portugal for those in-the-know… its wines! Just how good Portugal’s wine scene really is is a well-kept secret amongst wine geeks… … Read more

An Epic 2 Day Douro Valley Itinerary (By Car, Tour, or Train)

view of the douro valley river and landscape and quintas on a sunny day with the hillside very lush and green

Looking for a getaway to one of Europe’s most gorgeous destinations – and drink some of its best wine to boot?  The Douro Valley is among Portugal’s most beautiful regions, not to mention the oldest regulated and demarcated wine region in the world! The Douro River that gives the region its name rises from natural … Read more