The mouth of the Douro River is in chaos, as there is no space on the wharf to dock more ships. Ships from around the world arrive at the Douro River to load the annual Porto wine orders. However, phylloxera decimated the vines, and this year’s production is scarce. The Douro Valley is dressed in black and the big companies do not have enough production for such an order. Ships await loading for days and weeks.
Desperate for barrels full of wine, the great companies send their Rabelo boats up the Douro River. They expect small wine producers to make available the aging reserves in their cellars. To save the year 1872, it will take the bravery and generosity of all who live on the edge of this beautiful treasure called the Douro!
Game Length: 15-25 minutes