Visiting Calem in Porto

Porto Cálem was founded in 1859 by António Alves Cálem. In 1859 Cálem was dedicated to export wine to Brazil and importing exotic wood from Brazil using its own fleet. Porto Cálem stayed a family business for four generations before it became a part of Sogevinus in 1998, a group of port wine producers, Kopke, Barros, Burmester and Cálem.

GS6A1787Cálem is located just across the street from the Douro river in Vila de Nova Gaia.

GS6A1788The big vats used for ruby and the smaller casks for tawnys.

GS6A1789Vats containing Colheita wines, in front a year 2009.


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