Weekly Photo Challenge: Signs

All of the port lodges have a museum and guided tour and we choose the first that we came to, which happened to be the Cálem port lodge that had a visit to the museum, a guided tour, port tasting, and all for only €3 each, which was exceptionally good value for money.

Under European Union guidelines, only the product from Portugal may be labelled as Port and it is produced from grapes grown and processed in the Douro region. The wine produced is fortified with the addition of a Brandy in order to stop the fermentation, leaving residual sugar in the wine, and to boost the alcohol content. The wine is then aged in barrels and stored in caves, or cellars, before being bottled.

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9 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Signs

  1. Is that a sign on a window?


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  3. That sign lit my face with a smile, Andrew. 🙂


  4. Love the black drawing of the ship on the glass. Attractive against the backdrop of houses across the way. 🙂


  5. Love the picture…although port has never really done anything for me. I usually pass it up.


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