The best time of the year has come, guess what it is? Yes, right, the summer! And at this period everyone just wanna enjoy their time outdoors and relaxing. To help you with that we have selected the best summer wine tourism possibilities. They will enable you to have a bit of all that we can offer for you to still enjoy your wine habits in conjunction with the fresh air of summer. Here we go!
1. Picnic in the vineyards
The beautiful and untouched landscape of the Alentejo is perhaps one of the best places to have your wine tourism. It is in their plains that you can visit Adega Mayor. Set on a 350 hectares area of holm oaks, riparian corridors and agricultural land, the Winery enjoys all the advantages of the Mediterranean ecosystem and is an agricultural area with a strong tradition on vineyards and olive groves cultures. Here an architectural awarded building will welcome you in all its glory. Be amazed by the winery, the cellars, the vineyards along the landscape. Experience more, and learn more about the secrets of wine production. At the end of the visit engage in a regional picnic with bread, olives, cheeses, sausages, jam, tortillas, pie, fruit and cake while tasting four Adega Mayor wines, some of the most awarded Portuguese wines.
Another great choice for a wonderful picnic is at Casas do Côro. It is an idyllic location for a gourmet picnic in the nature with total privacy at the Vineyard Lounge. You will find a comfortable table between the vines, with a lot of candles creating a totally chill out ambiance. As a backdrop you have a fantastic view of the village and of the magnificent sunset. We are experts in Tailor-made tours, let us know your schedule, we will plan it accordingly.
2. A breathtaking cruise along Douro River
On board of this cruise you can discover the best scenery of the Douro River and its most picturesque corners while enjoying different programs and services, such as show cooking or lunch and dinner on board. From a two-hour tour with wine tasting to a five-day exclusive cruise, this tour takes you through the oldest demarcated wine region in the world, docking in the most famous wine hotels, farms, and wineries along the river. It is definitely a marvellous wine tourism type for joy and relaxation. Book now your cruise in Douro.
If you are ready to take this cruise and be enchanted with all that it can gives you, join the 7-day wine tour
3. Port Wine Cocktails, the best choice for the summer
Sitting at the Taylor's terrace sipping from your Port Wine glass, looking at the river from the top of the hill, any sailor's endeavour story is believable. Taylor's Cellars are just perfect for a Port Wine tasting or a Cocktail, any time of the year. The garden has blossoming flowers in the Springtime and fruit trees scent the whole space all year long. As a plus peacocks stroll free showing off their feathers to the guests.
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4. Douro Wine Cruises
Across the river from Pinhão, is Quinta do Seixo, where the well-known Sandeman winery combines state-of the-art cellar technology with great wine experiences. The view is absolutely breath-taking throughout the year and you'll have the opportunity to sample five Port wines, including the much awarded Sandeman Vau Vintage. Another great pick of our choice for your wine tourism in Portugal.
Get the most out of the summer and yet give a special wine touch in your journey. If you fell now ready for this and more, see our 7-Day Porto and Douro tours.