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Is Port Ever White?

Yes – although white Port represents only a small fraction of the total production of Port. White Port is not expensive but it’s absolutely delicious in the summer, drunk cold in the Portuguese way: mixed with tonic water and a twist of lime, on the rocks. It is called Portonic! In the Douro, you can count on this refresher appearing every night around five pm, when everyone needs the Portuguese equivalent of a gin and tonic. White Port is made from the Douro grapes codega, gouveio, malvasia fina, rabigato, and viosinho.

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