Top Wine Tasting Tours in Douro - Part 2

Posted by: Rita Saraiva

Post Date 22-May-2015 10:00:00

The Douro Valley is the world’s oldest demarcated wine region and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Year after year it is emerging as a top wine tourism destination, without being crowded and spoiled by thousands of tourists. Douro still keeps its innocence which makes wine-tasting tours in Douro an authentic experience, where you feel you are still part of the tradition.


A Wine Tour and Meal Overlooking the Douro at Quinta do Crasto

Besides the breathtaking views, Quinta do Crasto e a 17th-century estate producing premium wines, as well as three Port Wine types - Finest Reserve, LBV and Vintage. Wine tours at Quinta do Crasto include the tasting of 5 of its finest wines and also lunch or dinner with a tasting of regional products such as olives, jam, and cheese, among others.


Fine wine tasting at Quinta do Panascal

Quinta do Panascal is the flagship property of the prestigious company Fonseca, known for being an exceptional vineyard and a must-see for both Port wine connoisseurs and newcomers. The audio tours along the Quinta do Panascal vineyards and the traditional wineries are considered one of the most original and educational tours in the region, allowing visitors to enjoy the beautiful landscape and direct contact with the vineyards.


Unique Wine Experiences at Quinta do Pôpa

Quinta do Pôpa is set in one of the best locations in the oldest wine region in the world. Its winery joins the centennial tradition of Douro with the latest technologies and wine tours at Quinta do Pôpa are among the most complete in the Douro region. Here you can not only taste the best Quinta do Pôpa wines but also take part in the blending of a specific lot or enjoy an exclusive lunch overlooking the Douro where the winemaker will share his knowledge about wine pairing.


In Douro, the choice is immense and you will find yourself wanting to visit every vineyard and tasting its amazing wines. So, why not? Discover the best wine-tasting tours in Douro and share your experience with us.

Topics:   Douro Wine Tours Travel Inspiration

Rita Saraiva

Written by: Rita Saraiva

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Rita is passionate about travelling, discovering new cultures, their food and wines and to write about it.

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