Top Wine Tasting Tours in Douro - Part 3

Posted by: Rita Saraiva

Post Date 28-May-2015 08:00:00

There are many vineyards scattered across the Douro Valley, making it one of Portugal’s top wine regions. Many of them have high-quality wineries that produce the best quality wines in the region and offer a variety of wine-tasting tours in Douro suitable for both curious, enthusiasts and wine experts.

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Guided Tours to the Cellar and Fine Tastings at Quinta do Portal

By taking part in a guided tour at Quinta do Portal you will increase your knowledge about the wonderful Douro region and its unique wines, in a building by famous architect Siza Vieira, that combines history and tradition with modernity, elegance, and exclusivity. At Quinta do Portal you can engage in a guided tour to the storage cellars where you can taste some of the finest wines produced in the estate.


Wine Tastings With a Breathtaking View at Quinta do Seixo

Quinta do Seixo is located in the heart of the Douro Region. This old Quinta from the 17th century with its vineyard over 100 years old is a true heritage of many traditional Douro grape varieties that still resist the most harsh conditions and temperatures, producing unique and top quality wines. In its cellar of contemporary design or outside on the magnificent terrace with one of the best views over the Douro River, visitors can taste some of the best Port wines produced in the Douro region.


Port Wine Tasting Tours at Quinta do Vallado

Established in 1716, Quinta do Vallado is one of the oldest and most famous wine-producing estates in Douro. It once belonged to the legendary Dona Antónia Adelaide Ferreira, and still belongs to her descendants. In a tour of the winery and wine cellar at Quinta do Vallado, visitors can discover everything about the production of their Port and Douro wines and taste some of the best wines of the region such as a Port Tawny 40 Years or Adelaide Port Vintage.


One of the Most Modern Wine technologies at Quinta Nova Luxury Wine House

Quinta Nova Luxury Winery House is one of the oldest wineries in the Douro region, investing every yearv in the modernization of its wineries with technology that only exists in a few wineries in Portugal and worldwide. Throughout the wine tour, you will be able to visit the underground cellar where the producers age the best lots and taste some great wines of different ranges.


Whether indoors in the old or modern wine-producing and aging cellars, or outdoors overlooking the river, in Douro you can choose from a large offer of wine-tasting tours that will take you along Douro's wine history and flavors.


Topics:   Douro Wine Tours Wine & Food

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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