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  • See Douro.

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Examples

  • Well, Spain and Portugal share many things, including the Douro River, which across the border is called the Duero, so no, the tinta roriz is no less Portuguese, though perhaps it's more familiar than the other grapes.

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  • The vineyard estates, called "quintas" pronounced KIN-tahs, are reached by narrow, winding roads that trace the contours of the Rio Douro, the Iberian peninsula's third-longest river which enters from Spain, where it is known as the Duero.

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  • The Douro enters Portugal from Spain, where it is known as the Duero, and is home to the vineyards of the Ribera del Duero.

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  • The fighting for hours in front of Colonel Miles 'line at a hacienda known as "Duero" was very fierce.

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  • I ended up buying at around $25 or more a good chunk of the time (mostly CdPs and Ribera del Duero).

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  • MADRID—When it comes to drinking, Spain is known for its Rioja and Ribera del Duero wines.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

  • Bodegas y Viñedos Monteabellón Avaniel Tempranillo, Ribera del Duero, Spain 2010 £7.50 The Wine SocietyAll too often, the wines of Ribera del Duero are too much like hard work, with the fruit straining to get out from under all the expensive new oak barrels used to make them.

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  • So if there was a spontaneous jaunt to a casino outside Madrid or to Ribera del Duero to sample the wine, Rodger couldn't see a reason not to go.

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  • Ribera del Duero: 20,500 hectares of planted vineyards (3.50 Manhattans)

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  • Instead they produce distinctive reds from La Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Priorat and a hundred less well-known regions.

    At-a-glance guide to Spain

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