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Registration for auction is now open!

Douro Boys celebrate 15th Anniversary

29.07.2019

How, perhaps, should they celebrate their 15th anniversary? How best to mark the milestone? Well, after careful consideration, the five Douro Boys decided to collaborate on creating both a Red Wine Cuvée and a Vintage Port. The two blends are from the extraordinary 2017 vintage, and therefore of outstanding quality & character.

Auction 2019 © Patrick Band
Douro Boys Auction 2019 © Patrick Band

50 Lots of exclusive experiences

Both the Cuvée 2017 and the Vintage Port 2017 will be sold exclusively at an auction that will be held on 10 October in the Douro Valley. 750 magnums of the Douro Boys Red Wine Cuvée 2017 and 350 magnums of the Douro Boys Vintage Port 2017 will be auctioned by Peter Mansell (Christie’s, London). A total of 50 lots will go under the hammer, including not only the extraordinary blends, but also some rarities from the five quintas, as well as opportunities for experiences with the producers themselves and some special fun moments, such as a game of chess with Dirk Niepoort or a surfing lesson with Miguel Roquette…

It is now possible to register for this unique event!
You can be part of our auction and submit a bid in three different ways, whatever suits you best – by mail, telephone or at the event itself. To start your registration process, please choose the corresponding button and let us know.

 

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Who are the Douro Boys?
Five renowned producers who aim together to promote the Douro Valley as one of the very best wine regions in the world. Today, the Douro Valley and its striking success is strongly linked to the efforts of João Ferreira Álvares Ribeiro, Jorge Roquette, Dirk van der Niepoort, Cristiano van Zeller and Vito Olazabal and their estates:

Quinta do Vallado
Quinta do Crasto
Niepoort
Quinta Vale D. Maria
Quinta do Vale Meấo

Douro Boys 2019 © Douro Boys
Xito Olazabal, Cristiano van Zeller, Joao Ferreira, Dirk Niepoort, Tomas Roquette. ©Douro Boys
Douro Valley 2019 © Niepoort
Douro Valley ©Niepoort

Why should you sign up?
Because of the diverse nature of the different lots! They range from a single magnum up to 96 items, along with very special one-on-one experiences with the winegrowers, all around the Douro Valley. Furthermore, these two special wines will only be sold through this auction – so don’t miss out on this unique opportunity.

When and where?
10th of October 2019 @ Six Senses Hotel Douro Valley, Lamego – 90 minutes drive from Porto.
The auction event will begin at 16:00 and will be followed by a dinner featuring rare & exclusive wines.

Options for accommodations
A certain number of hotel rooms have been blocked out with the code ‘Douro Boys’, and will be held until beginning of August:

Six Senses Douro Valley

Quinta do Vallado 

Delfim Douro Hotel

Hotel Régua Douro 

What’s next?
Book your room and stay tuned: Our catalogue delineating all the different lots and projected prices for the auction will follow soon.