Portugal is most famous for a single wine product. This is port, the thick, long-aging fortified wine of renown. Port has been loved for centuries, and is a classic after drinner drink adored around the world in modern times. Port is made near the city of Oporto, in the northern area of Portugal. Port can be sweet or gentle, nutty or rich. Port goes wonderfully with cheese and chocolate.
In addition to port, Portugal also creates another fortified wine – Madeira. Madeira is named after its island home, which is located off the African coast, near Casablanca. Madeira is used in many delicious recipes, usually with chicken.