The 2011 harvest in the Douro Valley in Portugal was exceptionally good and most Port houses have declared it as a vintage. Among these is Quinta de la Rosa, owned by Sophia Bergqvist who lives in East Hendred whilst not running the family business in Portugal. Quinta de la Rosa is a stunning property in one of the world 's most beautiful regions. Rugged and tranquil it can be best reached in a few hours by taking the slow train from Oporto and is a place all wines lovers should aim to visit. Sophia has cottages to rent and would always ensure that you got well looked after at the winery!! Look it up!