4-Day Vinho Verde and Port Tasting in Porto

4-Day Vinho Verde and Port Tasting in Porto

Discover the wines of both Porto and Vinho Verde

Tour type: Private , Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Product ID: 53787
Description

Discover the wines of both Porto and Vinho Verde with this 3-night break.
 
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 having breakfast at the hotel, you will visit the famous Sandeman Port wine lodge, which boasts magnificent views. Here, your English-speaking guide will accompany you 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.
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.
Enjoy a four course gastronomic dinner with drinks at the DOP restaurant.The restaurant is headed by celebrated chef Rui Paula and is situated in a beautiful, historical building. Your gastronomic Portuguese dinner will be accompanied by Douro white wine, Dão red wine, Port Wine, water and coffee.
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Discover the wines of both Porto and Vinho Verde with this 3-night break.
 
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 having breakfast at the hotel, you will visit the famous Sandeman Port wine lodge, which boasts magnificent views. Here, your English-speaking guide will accompany you 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.
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.
Enjoy a four course gastronomic dinner with drinks at the DOP restaurant.The restaurant is headed by celebrated chef Rui Paula and is situated in a beautiful, historical building. Your gastronomic Portuguese dinner will be accompanied by Douro white wine, Dão red wine, Port Wine, water and coffee.
 
Day 3: After breakfast, take a short train ride from Porto São Bento station to Nine for the day (tickets can be purchased directly at the station for around two Euros per person).
Here, you will be transferred to Quinta de Santa Maria. This quinta was first founded in 1884 in Porto and was originally dedicated to the tobacco commerce, lotteries and exchanges before becoming a wine estate. The founders’ great grandson now owns the wine farm and together with neighbouring Verde vinegar.
After a guided tour of the estate, a three course lunch will be served. As well as tasting delicious regional cuisine, you will also have the opportunity to taste three wines and a brandy.
 
Day 4: Breakfast and check out at the hotel.
 
Please note:

Day 3 of the itinerary is not possible on Saturdays and Sundays.
The river cruise is subject to minimum numbers and navigating conditions on the river determined by the cruise company. If the cruise is canceled under any of these circumstances, you will be refunded £7 per pers
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
  • 3-nights accommodation in your chosen hotel with breakfast
  • One lunch and one dinner
  • Visits to two wineries/ Port Lodges
  • Wine tastings (approx. 14 wines tasted)
  • Brandy tasting
  • Transfers in Nine
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary

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Payment Policy

Full payment upon booking.

Currency conversion is supplied as a guide only; the exchange rate used by your bank may vary. The final payment will be charged in the local or original local currency shown.


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%. 

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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: 53787

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