Porto, Portugal

Wine, Petiscos and Douro Life

with James M.

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Grape Discoveries shares the real Douro Valley: meet two Portuguese cousins living the generations-old Douro life in their family manor homes.
Totally off-the-beaten-path, this “only-us” tour gives your group an intimate glimpse of Douro society through a charming and delightful family involved in making wine in the Valley since the 1700’s. Teresa and José are cousins with big hearts, heaps of character, a great sense of fun, and plenty of stories to share.

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James M.

Hi, my name is James Mayor and I'm an Englishman, born in London. Today, I live in Porto, in Portugal. I have always been interested in culture and wines. In Paris, I directed an art gallery and wrote about premium wine brands. A few years ago, I moved to Portugal and discovered the Douro Valley, home to some of the world's most exciting wines. I immediately fell in love with this incredibly beautiful wine country: its majestic landscapes, lovely people and great wines. I created Grape Discoveries to share my passion for the Douro. I have curated a selection of private, deep-dive, one-day wine tours, to take people to some of the best rising-star wineries and to meet the people making top wines. Full profile Leave a Review

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