But when the Douro is concerned, they're totally in earnest. Everything that these five fellows do, think and dream about is focused upon this extraordinarily unique river valley—and above all on the wines that come from there. Because they want to bring this magnificent landscape (which many consider to be the most magical wine-region in the entire world) as purely as possible into the bottle, without compromise or artifice.

When they succeed, these Douro Valley wines show great depth and character, while simultaneously conveying a sense of agile and elegant joyousness.

Like the Douro Boys themselves...

Video: Wine Summit 2017 ▸