Scheduled Wine Tour June 2019: 5 Days / 4 Nights Wine and Food tour in Maderia

Scheduled Wine Tour June 2019: 5 Days / 4 Nights Wine and Food tour in Maderia

Explore one of the most unusual and exotic wine growing regions in the world and stay in 5* accommodation

Tour type: Group , Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Product ID: 54644
Description

Experience the island, food, and wine of magical Maderia on this multi-day tour.
Itinerary
Day 1
Meet your fellow passengers in the arrivals hall at Funchal airport at 18:30 where you will be transferred to your hotel for the next 4 nights, Quintinha Sao Joao which is set in a beautiful landscape with everything you expect from 5-star luxury.
This evening there will be a welcome drink followed by a 4-course food and wine pairing dinner and you will also meet your wine guide, a Master of wine, who will accompany you throughout the tour. 
 
Day 2
After breakfast you will visit the Institute of Madeira Wine where you will learn about the history and current practices of the Madeira wine industry and taste a couple of wines. Then you will walk the short distance to Borges Wine Company for a tasting. Next there will be a  group lunch at a local restaurant in the old town, and in the afternoon you will visit another producer Pereira D’Oliveira. You will return to your hotel late afternoon and have free time that evening to explore the town or relax at your hotel. 

Day 3
After breakfast you will...

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Experience the island, food, and wine of magical Maderia on this multi-day tour.
Itinerary
Day 1
Meet your fellow passengers in the arrivals hall at Funchal airport at 18:30 where you will be transferred to your hotel for the next 4 nights, Quintinha Sao Joao which is set in a beautiful landscape with everything you expect from 5-star luxury.
This evening there will be a welcome drink followed by a 4-course food and wine pairing dinner and you will also meet your wine guide, a Master of wine, who will accompany you throughout the tour. 
 
Day 2
After breakfast you will visit the Institute of Madeira Wine where you will learn about the history and current practices of the Madeira wine industry and taste a couple of wines. Then you will walk the short distance to Borges Wine Company for a tasting. Next there will be a  group lunch at a local restaurant in the old town, and in the afternoon you will visit another producer Pereira D’Oliveira. You will return to your hotel late afternoon and have free time that evening to explore the town or relax at your hotel. 

Day 3
After breakfast you will drive north-east towards the village of Camara de Lobos to visit the family producer Vinhos Barbeito for a tour and tasting. Lunch today is at a restaurant in the village with views over the ocean. In the afternoon you will visit one of the best-known Madeira producers Henriques & Henriques. You will return to your hotel late afternoon and enjoy some free time that evening.
 
Day 4
This morning you will drive the short distance to Madeira Wine Company, whose brands include Blandy’s and Cossart Gordon. Here you will have a tour of the winery and exhibition and a tasting of ‘table’ and fortified wines. Lunch today will be at Blandy’s Bistro 1811 and then you have a free afternoon to perhaps visit the Botanical Gardens, have tea at the famous Reids Hotel, or explore the town of Funchal. This evening is free to try one of the many restaurants in the town.  
 
Day 5
After breakfast we check out of our hotel and drive the short distance to the main town when there will be a couple of hours to explore the covered market and the cathedral before being transferred to the airport, arriving by 12.30 for the British Airways flight to London Gatwick. 
 

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About this activity
Tour Timings
June 25th -June 29th 2019
Group size
1 - 18
Languages
English
The meeting point
Hotel pick up

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Includes
  • Four nights with breakfast in the 5-star Quintinha Sao Jao in a standard en-suite double or twin room
  • Services of Master of Wine Nancy Gilchrist as Wine Guide
  • Welcome dinner with wine 
  • 3 lunches with wine
  • Tours and tastings at 5 Madeira producers
  • Group transport to/from Funchal Airport and our hotel
  • Transportation throughout the scheduled itinerary 

 

 

 

  • Travel to/from Madeira 

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