3-Day Walking Port Wine Tasting Tour in Porto

3-Day Walking Port Wine Tasting Tour in Porto

The perfect introduction to Port wines on foot in Porto

Tour type: Private , Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

Product ID: 53785
Description

Enjoy the perfect introduction to the wines of Porto with this 3-day Port wine tasting tour.
 
Itinerary:
 
Day 1: Upon arrival in Porto, check into your chosen hotel in the city centre. The afternoon and evening will be free to explore the city and relax.
 
Day 2: After breakfast at the hotel, you will visit two esteemed port wine lodges in Gaia. The famous Sandeman Port wine lodge boasts a magnificent view of Porto. Here, your English-speaking guide will accompany you on the walk through the lodges full of casks of ageing Porto wine and your visit will conclude with a tutored tasting of four ports; a White, a Ruby Reserve, an LBV and a ten year old Tawny.
You will also enjoy a guided tour and tastings at the renowned Grahams Port wine lodge. Following your visit, you will taste four Ports; a White, A Ruby Reserve, a twenty year old Tawny and a vintage.
Also included in the package is a 50-minute Douro river cruise in a Rabelo boat. Rabelo boats were historically used to transport Port wine barrels from the inner Douro region to Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, where the wine cellars are located....

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Enjoy the perfect introduction to the wines of Porto with this 3-day Port wine tasting tour.
 
Itinerary:
 
Day 1: Upon arrival in Porto, check into your chosen hotel in the city centre. The afternoon and evening will be free to explore the city and relax.
 
Day 2: After breakfast at the hotel, you will visit two esteemed port wine lodges in Gaia. The famous Sandeman Port wine lodge boasts a magnificent view of Porto. Here, your English-speaking guide will accompany you on the walk through the lodges full of casks of ageing Porto wine and your visit will conclude with a tutored tasting of four ports; a White, a Ruby Reserve, an LBV and a ten year old Tawny.
You will also enjoy a guided tour and tastings at the renowned Grahams Port wine lodge. Following your visit, you will taste four Ports; a White, A Ruby Reserve, a twenty year old Tawny and a vintage.
Also included in the package is a 50-minute Douro river cruise in a Rabelo boat. Rabelo boats were historically used to transport Port wine barrels from the inner Douro region to Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, where the wine cellars are located.
Portuguese cuisine is truly delicious and you will sample many of the region’s delicacies on your trip. A traditional food and wine tasting lunch will be served in a true Portuguese setting. Whilst admiring the views of Porto from this convivial riverside bar/restaurant in Gaia, you will enjoy a variety of shared snacks to sample the local cuisine. Examples of these dishes include Ewe’s cheese and cured ham. The snacks will be served with three local wines; White Port, LBV Port and Douro Wine as well as water and coffee.
The culinary highlight however, will be the gourmet dinner at the fantastic DOP restaurant. The restaurant is headed by celebrated chef Rui Paula and is situated in a beautiful, historical building.
 
Day 3: Breakfast and check out at the hotel.
Please note-These prices are realistic guide prices, based on travel in standard season (usually April to the end of October). Discounts often apply for travel during out of season (usually November to the end of March) or if there are more than two of you traveling together. Please let us know your preferred travel dates for a definitive price.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
Available mid-week and weekends throughout the year
Group size
2 - 6
Languages
English, Portuguese
The meeting point
Select date and participants:
Includes
  • 2-nights accommodation with breakfast
  • One light lunch and one dinner
  • Visits to two Port lodges
  • Wine tastings (approx. 14 wines tasted)
  • 50 minute Douro river cruise in a Rabelo boat
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary

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Payment Policy

Full payment upon booking.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation charge per person cancelling 60 days or more - loss of deposit;

  • 59-28 days - 50%;
  • 27-14 days - 70%; 
  • 13-8 days - 90%
  • 7 days or less - 100%. 

As all customers are required to have adequate travel insurance, you should contact your insurer to see if any of these charges will be refunded by them. This will depend on the terms of your policy and your reason for cancelling. 

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Jenna

Created in 2004 by wine connoisseurs, we are a specialist wine tour operator offering a broad selection of holidays and trips to the premium wine regions of France, Italy and Spain. From our traditional Premium tours to the regions of Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy to bespoke self-drive circuits and birthday weekends, our expertise is creating perfect trips for individuals, groups or companies. We have a large number of clients who return to us year on year and many more come through recommendations. The reason we attract such loyalty from customers is that not only do we provide an excellent trip, we also pride ourselves on giving superb customer service.


Product ID: 53785

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