Exhibition "Porto: Douro, an alchemy between air, land and river" at La Cité du Vin

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  • From 05/10/2018 to 06/01/2019


From October 5, 2018 to January 6, 2019, discover at La Cité du Vin the second temporary exhibition "Guest Wine Region" that transports you to Portugal in the heart of the Upper Douro wine region, inscribed as a cultural landscape in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2001.

Designed and financed by the City of Porto, in collaboration with the Fondation pour la culture et les civilisations du vin, the exhibition « Porto, Douro: an alchemy between air, land and river » seeks to present the contemporary sparkle of a landscape heritage that emphasises the ancestral relationship between man and nature, through a sensitive and multidisciplinary approach.

The exhibition curators, Nuno Faria, artistic director of CIAJG (Centro Internacional das Artes de José de Guimarães) and Eglantina Monteiro, anthropologist, seek to express the social and political tensions that crstallize on the same territory: between the viticultural and rural Douro, which also produces dry wine, and Porto, the trading city which is the transit point for Port Wine, also produced in the Douro. Going beyond mere education, the exhibition offers a sensitive and sonorous approach that focuses on time and on space.

During those three months of exhibition, events, tasting tours and workshops come punctuate the life of La Cité du Vin: Porto commented tasting , conference about the Upper Douro, percussion concert on barrels... the exhibition focuses on transmission by modernity to bring light on that heritage.

Services & equipments, comfort

  • Restauration sur place

Key information

Open days

  • From 05/10/2018 to 06/01/2019
  • From 09h30 to 19h
  • From October 5, 2018 to January 6, 2019.
    Accessible during La Cité du Vin opening hours.
  • Access

    • Public transport : Tram B - station La Cité du Vin at 0,5 km
  • Languages

    • Français
    • Anglais
  • Means of payment

    • Carte Bancaire


Basic price from 4.00€
Basic price from 20.00€

Complementary information

Temporary exhibition - Full rate 4,00 €
"Permanent tour + Belvedere " ticket - Adult full rate 20,00 €

Contact details

La Cité du Vin
150-134 Quai de Bacalan

+33 5 56 16 20 20


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