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Vila Nova de Gaia: Port wine lodges

Vila Nova de Gaia: Port wine lodges


Graham's Port Lodge

Graham's Port Lodge

Entry to the lodge in Vila Nova de Gaia, built in 1890 and renovated in 2013.


Graham's Port Lodge: Balseiros

Graham's Port Lodge: Balseiros

These wooden casks built to stand upright, typically sized to hold thousands or even tens of thousands of litres, are used for ageing wines to minimise the effects of wood and micro-oxygenation


Graham's Port Lodge: Balseiro

Graham's Port Lodge: Balseiro

This is a cask for a port made of 6 different grape varieties


Graham's Port Lodge: Pipas

Graham's Port Lodge: Pipas

These wooden casks are used for ageing tawny ports. Until 1970 they were also used to ship ports in bulkfrom the vinyard to the lodge. The pipe is also a traditional unit of measure in the port trade, usually 550 litres.


Graham's Port Lodge: Pipe

Graham's Port Lodge: Pipe

The wine in this pipe has been harvested in 1935


Graham's Port Lodge: Pipa

Graham's Port Lodge: Pipa


Vila Nova de Guaia: Graham's Port Lodge

Vila Nova de Guaia: Graham's Port Lodge


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Porto-grahams-03


Graham's Port Lodge: Tools

Graham's Port Lodge: Tools


Graham's Port Lodge

Graham's Port Lodge


Graham's Port Lodge

Graham's Port Lodge

View from the lodge to the Douro river, the city of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia with the lodges of the port wine dealer

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