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1

when was the duoro discovered?

1678
by two englishmen

2

what is mutage?

arresting fermentation with grape spirit while sugar is still present

3

what is blackstrap?

old english term for port - liverpool

4

what helped put duoro wines on the map in the 17th century?

uk war and trade embargo on france

5

how much is a tun

954 liters

6

christiano kopke

german that founded the house of kopke

7

what happened when the demand for port was too high

resorted in fraud
- aromatized wine
- adding sugar and alcohol
- elderberry

the english reacted with their wallets and put a halt on buying wine

8

what did the porto do in the 1740s and 50s to gain back the trust of the english

created the companhia geral do vinhos do alto duoro
aka duoro wine company
helped eliminate fraud and helped establish regulatory measures

9

port vineyard grading

1758-1761
feitoria 335 vineyards marked with stone meaning for the english
rama - lesser vines for domestic consumption

10

who governs port today?

duoro port wine institute IVDP
manages dop also run by the government