Portugal is shaking up the wine world - in 25CNBN
The university's alumni include Rui Cunha, a renowned oenologist who's reviving quality wine production at the historic Quinta da Boavista estate in collaboration with French winemaker Jean-Claude Berrouet, famed for his work on the legendary Petrus wines in Bordeaux.
"The Douro has everything," Cunha said in a telephone interview. "It has history, it has great soil, it's got unique grape varieties, it's got a fantastic climate. It all means we can produce very distinct wines of great quality."