The Multi-functionality of the Port Wine Region Landscapes
by Mónica Alexandra Rodrigues, FLUP, Porto, Portugal
Placed in the hydrographic bay of
Douro in schistose soil it displays a microclimate with Mediterranean characteristics from which is noticeable an
exceptional landscape with narrow ledges full with gravepines. It is in this scenery partly classified by Unesco as
a Manking Patrimony that recurring to selected regional stocks the most excellent wines are produced. However
it is worth noticing the Port Wine...
Authors: Monica Alexandra Rodrigues, Ana Monteiro, Helena Mesquita Pina, Herve Quenol.
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Submitted on 23 February 2011
Credit: Mónica Alexandra Rodrigues (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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