The New Douro – a cameo

Douro terraces

A selection of some of the most exciting table wines in the world, from a region perhaps less threatened by climate change than by difficult-to-understand differences in pricing.

This Primeira Prova, or first tasting of recently released wines from The New Douro producer association, should have taken place in the Douro in June 2020, at the Museu do Douro in Peso da Régua, about 100 km (62 miles) east of Porto but was forced to reinvent itself as an 'at-home' tasting, with a vastly reduced number of wines, one per producer.

They always used to do a follow-up event in...