Portugal's amazing wines can be enjoyed through a variety of tours and experiences, with each new tour introducing another layer of history, heritage, local culture, and distinct flavor. Whether discovering the famous hills of the Douro Valley or looking for an indescribable variety of new villages with Quintas not to be missed, enjoying wonderful cuisine washed down with wine... Portugal is an essential place for wine lovers.
From the mainland to the islands, learn how to enjoy some of the best experiences and excursions, where wine and food take center stage. And get ready to embrace a diversity of delicious wines, shaped by geography and locations.
Wine Tours & Tasting
VILA VITA PARC, RESORT & SPA – TOUR TO THE WINE CELLAR + WINE TASTING (ALGARVE)
Visit the Gothic-style wine cellars located 8 meters (26 ft.) below ground, built with bricks made in Egypt, Austria, and Greece more than 150 years ago. The cellar houses 11,000 bottles of wine from all around the world which are kept with all the Sommelier's attention and affection.
ADEGA SÃO LOURENÇO DO BARROCAL - GUIDED TOURS + WINE TASTING (ALENTEJO)
Visit the São Lourenço do Barrocal winery and wine tasting are performed by the resident oenologist, Susana Esteban. Discover the authentic profile of the estate's wines in a tasting of three or five references and get to know the native Portuguese grape varieties, as well as foreign varieties, which are carefully combined to give rise to “high expression” wines, unique to the estate.
HERDADE DO ESPORÃO - GUIDED TOURS + WINE TASTING (ALENTEJO)
On the outskirts of charming Monsaraz, a winery with guided tours, a shop, special tastings, and a restaurant. Even if you've never heard of Herdade do Esporão, it's always a good time to get to know it! If you want to have lunch at the Herdade restaurant, one of the most recent Michelin starred restaurants in Portugal.
QUINTA DAS CARVALHAS - GUIDED TOUR + WINE TASTING (DOURO VALLEY)
On the largest Douro wine estate, you can perform the most exciting experiences. The wines, the 360⁰ view on the top of the Carvalhas mountain atop the magnificent region of Douro Valley, and the fantastic minibus sightseeing tour are three of the best reasons to visit this wine estate.
QUINTA DE VENTOZELO - GUIDED TOUR + WINE TASTING (DOURO VALLEY)
Quinta de Ventozelo, one of the great surprises of 2021, won numerous world awards for its quality of service. It's not just the view of the Douro River or the well-aligned vineyards that will surprise you. It is also the dizzying, penetrating silence and the unmistakable richness of aromas that fill the lungs with every step. The magnitude of what it feels like to visit the farm inspires you to discover this place in depth.
CAVES TAYLOR'S - GUIDED TOURS + WINE TASTING (PORTO)
How long has it been since you visited a Port Wine cellar? The Taylor's visitor center, completely renovated in 2016, offers an innovative audio guide system, available in 12 languages, for a safe and autonomous experience, at the rhythm of each visitor's curiosity. Walkthrough warehouses dating back to the 17th century. XVIII and where its renowned wines rest in casks, vats, and vats while discovering the history of Port Wine, the winemaking process, and the differences between wine styles. Along the way, there are some curiosities such as the tunnel covered with a starry sky, which reproduces the sky of Quinta de Vargellas, the cradle of Taylor’s wines in the Douro. At the end of the visit, the culmination of the experience: in the tasting room or in the Jardim das Rosas, a patio and outdoor terrace surrounded by rose bushes, it is possible to (with)taste the uniqueness of Taylor's wines, one of the most prestigious and awarded wine brands. of the world. There are also private rooms for groups.
CAVES FERREIRA - GUIDED TOURS + WINE TASTING (PORTO)
Caves Ferreira was founded in 1751 and that means you can get to know more than 250 years of Port wine history. Sogrape Vinhos – the company that owns Caves Ferreira – assumed from the beginning the desire to maintain traditions and heritage, and the winners are the visitors. Because? Because at the end of the visit, you have the right to taste what is done here.
Wine & Food Classes
HERDADE DO SOBROSO, COUNTRY HOUSE - WINE COURSE (ALGARVE)
Come and taste and discover Alentejo wines for those who love what they do, through a wine course accompanied by the Herdade Oenologist.
LAND VINEYARDS - WINE COURSE (ALENTEJO)
Come and enjoy the surrounding beauty of L'AND Vineyards to the fullest. The culture of wine and vineyards is one of the essential aspects of its identity. Discover the winemaking process from terroir to bottling and learn from the winemaker to appreciate the wine in all its aspects: color, aroma, and taste.
ADEGA MAYOR - WINE COURSES (ALENTEJO)
Visit Adega Mayor and open your senses to the best of the Alentejo.
QUINTA DA AVELEDA - WINE COURSES (PENAFIEL)
Visit Quinta da Aveleda and open your senses to the best of the Vinho Verde region.
Food & Wine
ADEGAMÃE - REGIONAL PRODUCTS TASTING (LISBON)
AdegaMãe invites you to live the passion for the vine and wine in innovative infrastructure, from the architectural and technological point of view. Framed in the extraordinary landscape of the West, presents unique wines influenced by the Atlantic climate and the clay-limestone soils.
ESPAÇO PORTO CRUZ - TASTING OF REGIONAL PRODUCTS (PORTO)
Espaço Porto Cruz invites you to taste wine, food, and more diverse experiences. In an innovative infrastructure with the best views over the Douro River and Porto, you can enjoy tasting events, regional products, wine workshops, tasting for children, unique cocktails, commented tastings, and many other experiences.
PALÁCIO, MUSEU E QUINTA DA BACALHÔA - REGIONAL PRODUCTS TASTING (SETÚBAL)
Come and visit the Palace and Quinta da Bacalhôa and discover a spectacular landscape with a historical background that began with the founders of the Avis dynasty. From the inside to the outside, you can see unique pieces of the private art collection of Comendador Berardo passing through the gardens and vineyards to the "casa de fresco" where you can find the first tile dated in Portugal.
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