How to use Douro in a sentence
At a time when Portugal’s wine industry was on the brink of extinction, Antónia Ferreira learned about the sector and rebuilt it — and helped support the wine region of Douro, where she had based her enterprise.
“The average July temperature at Vesuvio and our other properties was the highest in 40 years, and it’s only the second time we have ever started picking in August,” says Rob Symington, whose family owns estates in both the Douro and Alentejo.Wildfires, trade wars, COVID-19: The 2020 global wine harvest may go down as the most challenging yet | Bernhard Warner | September 20, 2020 | Fortune
Then Oporto was visited, and the Douro valley, the very centre of the port wine industry.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
Your regiment is at present on the Douro, fifteen miles away.Under Wellington's Command | G. A. Henty
Large purchases of wine continue to be made in the Douro, at high prices.
Graham's divisions appearing north of the Douro, and steadily pushing forwards, undeceived him.Battles of English History | H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
I had the misfortune to be employed on board one of the ships of the inner squadron in the Douro during the siege of Oporto.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II | Various
British Dictionary definitions for Douro
a river in SW Europe, rising in N central Spain and flowing west to NE Portugal, then south as part of the border between the two countries and finally west to the Atlantic. Length: 895 km (556 miles): Spanish name: Duero
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