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  • Hrishi Poola
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  • Hrishi Poola
3 Jul 2017

There's a delicious irony in the Douro's magic. Just when you and the vines are seeking relief from the heat with shade and a cool, evening aperitif, the surrounding sun-baked schist exhales and warms the air back up. I call this tough love.

For much of the three decades since Portugal's entry into the EU, broader recognition of…