From the Publisher
Fully revised and updated in its second edition, Port and
the Douro recounts the fascinating history of the Port
region and explores the vineyards, grape varieties, and the many
styles of port available. It describes all aspects of the
beverage''s production, and includes a directory of producers, as
well as details about the key vintages. Expert Richard Mayson also
examines the prospects for port in the 21st century.