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Adventure Around Vinho Verde

It may not be #TravelTuesday, but that won’t stop us from traveling around two exciting sub-regions of Vinho Verde. Reverse Wine Snob brings us the scoop on what’s happening in Amarante and Lima. Find out what fun things you can do when you visit! Hint: There’s more than just wine tasting.

Reverse Wine Snob writes: “One of the most exciting aspects of being a winelover is not just drinking a wine from a faraway region, but actually visiting there and experiencing the wine in the context of its history, its people and its culture.” If you can’t travel there in reality, we’ll give you the virtual version!

Read the full article here: http://www.reversewinesnob.com/take-a-tour-of-vinho-verde#more-39059

Tourism Booming in the Vinho Verde Region

Wine tourism is booming in Portugal, especially in the country’s most northern region: Vinho Verde. Many of Vinho Verde’s top producers have recently renovated their wineries and surrounding estates adding boutique luxury hotels, day spas and tasting rooms to accommodate wine tourists, honeymooners, and explorers alike. These wineries are located throughout Vinho Verde’s lush countryside, some as close as an hour or so from the city of Oporto.

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Read more and see photos here:

http://www.winesofvinhoverde.com/wine-tourism-in-portugals-vinho-verde-region