The Institute of Douro wines and port-wines
The institute of Douro wines and port-wines (IVDP) is a public institute which come under the jurisdiction of the State, provided with a self-administration, finance system and property.
IVDP is in charge of quality and quantity control of port-wine by handling the production process, just as the protection and the defense of DOC (protected appellation) of the Douro and the port-wine, more the geographical indication of Duriense.
IVDP suggest the strategic orientation, complete the political wine making of the Douro valley (RDD) and broadcast all the information for stakeholders.
IVDP support the collective interest between the production and the trade of wine.