Flashcards in Duriense Deck (10)
when was the duoro discovered?
by two englishmen
what is mutage?
arresting fermentation with grape spirit while sugar is still present
what is blackstrap?
old english term for port - liverpool
what helped put duoro wines on the map in the 17th century?
uk war and trade embargo on france
how much is a tun
german that founded the house of kopke
what happened when the demand for port was too high
resorted in fraud
- aromatized wine
- adding sugar and alcohol
the english reacted with their wallets and put a halt on buying wine
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
port vineyard grading
feitoria 335 vineyards marked with stone meaning for the english
rama - lesser vines for domestic consumption