8 Memorable Ideas for Christmas Gifts

Posted by: Soraia Costa

Post Date 06-Nov-2020 18:20:36

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The perfect gift is an incredible experience, which you can offer to a special someone in form of a voucher. You can personalize your voucher, include the name of the person, a special message and many other options. Plus if your friend or family are wine and food lovers, this is definitely the perfect gift. After all, we believe that unique and authentic experiences are the most extraordinary present.

So for this Christmas, offer memories that last a lifetime. choose the incredible and unique experiences you wish to offer and we will send you a Voucher that can be used until 31st of December of 2021.

 

Offer an Experience as a Gift

 

Douro Classic - Wine and Gastronomic Experience & Memorable Rabelo Cruise: 80 euros per person

Offer not to be missed: Includes a visit to one of the most prestigious Quintas in the Douro region.

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Adventure yourself in a remarkable gastronomic experience and explore the heart of the magnificent Douro Valley. Still don't know the Quinta that was one of the first to bottle wines with its own brand? Quinta da Pacheca is the starting point to dive into the universe of the Douro Vinhateiro. Find out what is behind the success of the Quinta da Pacheca brand of wines and get to know the winery, the Lagares, and the aging barrels. The visit will end with a wine tasting of this House.
You will feel the irresistible aroma coming from Quinta's Restaurant that immediately reports the unmistakable regional flavors that we, Portuguese, have not exchanged for anything! Enjoy a delicious lunch, primed by the refinement of traditional gastronomy, harmonized with the wines of the Quinta. After lunch, relax in a special moment marked by the serenity of the Douro River and the superb landscape of the vineyards. An absolutely unique perspective of the Douro Valley! Don't wait any longer to experience the sensation of snaking the river aboard our historic boat: The Rabelo Boat.

 

Douro Premium - High Gastronomy & Private Experience Sailing Cruise: 250 euros per person

Offer not to be missed: Includes tasting menu signed by Chef Rui Paula, the unmatched Chef of the year 2020.

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A breathtaking combination! Whoever receives this Voucher this Christmas, can be considered very lucky.
Venture into a high gastronomy experience and explore the heart of the magnificent Douro Valley.
What are you waiting for to surrender to the perfect combinations of flavors and marvel at a sublime tasting menu experience? The DOC Restaurant is located on the Douro River and has an excellent service, combined with the marvellous combination of the contemporary and traditional cuisine of a Michelin Chef.
After lunch, relax and feel like a real star aboard our luxury sailboat, totally private for you and your partner, family, or friends! Live unforgettable moments, guided by the elegance of a private boat.

 

Classic Port - Port Wine & Célebre Cruzeiro das Pontes: 29 euros per person

Offer not to be missed: Includes a visit to one of the most famous Port Wine Cellars.


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This classic combination is just the perfect Christmas gift for a relative or friend that enjoys the classy things in life! An obligatory stop for all those who visit Porto: the iconic Ferreira Cellars with a selection of the most famous Port wines. Taste the selected wines and embark on an incredible panoramic "trip" over the Douro River, passing through our emblematic 6 bridges. Gliding smoothly in the waters of the Douro, you will be able to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the people and the tradition around Port Wine. 

 

Premium Port - Port Wine and Chocolates & Wine Lunch: 79 euros per person


Offer not to be missed: Includes visit to the largest Gaia Cellars with chocolates harmonization.

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A rich and diversified wine moment in the largest cellar of the entire historic quarter of Vila Nova de Gaia. At Cockburn's, you will find the unique opportunity to live witness the work of the tanners in the barrels. In addition, better than tasting Port Wine is tasting Port Wine, harmonized with a selection of chocolates! The experience will culminate with a wine lunch at DeCastro Gaia, located in the contemporary and innovative Espaço Porto Cuz in Vila Nova de Gaia. A cocktail and a meal with the best traditional Portuguese flavors and wines will be served.

 

Alentejo Classic - Authenticity of Regional Flavors: 50 euros per person



Offer not to be missed: Includes relaxed lunch at a regional restaurant in Alentejo.

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The serenity of the Alentejo and its gastronomic richness invite you to unique moments in the region. 
Linked for three generations to the José de Mello family, Monte da Ravasqueira occupies an area with about 3000 hectares of typical Alentejo landscape. Explore this magnificent property in a guided tour that will culminate with a wine tasting. Near Monte da Ravasqueira, you will find this typical Alentejo house: O Alpendre Restaurant. Let yourself be surrounded by rustic decoration and a relaxed atmosphere, where you will enjoy a meal with high-quality regional products, not forgetting the excellent wine cellar.

 

Premium Alentejo - Wine and gastronomic Alentejo charms: 60 euros per person


Offer not to be missed: Includes a visit to the Quinta recognized as one of the 50 most admired wine brands in the world.

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The ideal combination for wine lovers and traditional regional flavors, with a touch of contemporaneity and elegance. Besides visiting and tasting the wines from the acclaimed Herdade do Sobroso, you will have the pleasure of experiencing the delicacies of D. Josefa (wild boar with green asparagus crumbs, tomato stew, mouflon stew, wild duck rice,...). Let yourself be involved in Alentejo's roots and enjoy the best that this region has to offer. This is the opportunity to know the remarkable Herdade do Esporão: a house full of history and unique quality of wines. The vineyards of Esporão are located in the heart of Reguengos de Monsaraz, where the wines are more balanced and seductive, at the same time thriving and enjoyable, thriving, and with a good storage capacity. 

 

Lisboa Classica - Flavor & Wine Brunch: 54 euros per person


Offer not to be missed: Includes a visit to two different wine estates and an unforgettable brunch moment at a famous Quinta de Lisboa.


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A differentiating and remarkable program for lovers of an appetizing brunch combined with formidable wines. Join your friends, family, and discover the Adega Mãe, starting with a guided tour and ending with a pleasant brunch. Born from an old passion that always existed in the Riberalves Group, Adega Mãe is a temple raised to wine. Our promise? The guarantee of a rich learning experience, including a diverse selection of wines and regional flavors. The fun does not end without knowing the Quinta with a strong wine tradition that has lasted for centuries: the Quinta do Gradil. The property consists of a noble chapel decorated with an artistically decorated tower, a winery, and a 200-hectare agricultural area occupied with fruit and wine production where wines winning several international awards are produced. Delight yourself with the wines from Quinta do Gradil!

 

Lisboa Premium - Culture & Wine Tradition: 122 euros per person



Offer not to be missed: Includes visit, tasting and lunch at the Quinta, which is the best kept secret of Lisbon's wine region. The best part? You will always be accompanied by a family member.

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Quinta da Chocapalha is part of a group with a love for the land and the environment, respecting tradition, history, and culture. The involvement of the whole family and employees is a mark of the spirit of the project.
Here the wine is culture and identity, providing moments of real pleasure and joy! Learn the ancestral knowledge while enjoying the wines and gastronomy that the Quinta has to offer. You will feel part of this family!
This complete offer also includes a visit to a Quinta with a strong winemaking tradition that has lasted for centuries: Quinta do Gradil. The property consists of a noble chapel decorated with an artistically decorated tower, a winery, and a 200-hectare agricultural area occupied with fruit and wine production where wines winning several international awards are produced.

 

Why book now your 2020 or 2021 tour? Because by booking all your tours with us you will have flexibility in the future, plus all the COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidlines. Through these unique times, we are available to plan, reschedule, and move your trip around your needs, as always. If your new dates may no longer work with your initial travel plan, a dedicated consultant will be available to tailor and reschedule your time in Portugal according to your needs and preferences, and to assure you that you will have the best and most memorable experiences.

Offer an Experience as a Gift

 

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Soraia Costa

Written by: Soraia Costa

Soraia has a Bachelor Degree in Communication and she is natural from Azores (the Portuguese islands) which she knows from end to end, as well, as mainland Portugal. She loves to travel and know all about the culture and food of each country. She also loves to cook new recipes, some of the most renowned chefs in the world. In her articles, she shares the knowledge of her travels about heritage, culture, wine, gastronomy, and must-see places.

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