Minho and Vinho Verde Tour with Wine Tasting and Lunch

Minho and Vinho Verde Tour with Wine Tasting and Lunch

Discover the Region that was demarcated back in 1908 where the unique Vinho Verde is produced

Tour type: Group , Duration: 10 Hours

Product ID: 53530
Description

This tour will take you to Monção & Melgaço to try the delicious wines made with the Alvarinho grape, considered the noblest varietal of the region.
 
It’s a region of majestic sanctuaries and peculiar looking vines, but also of delicious smoked sausages that pair beautifully with the Red Vinho Verde… yes, you re(a)d it correctly!
 
Join us on this experience and get to know a region that truly personifies the spirit of the North.
Your tour starts in Porto and heads north, towards the Vinho Verde region. 
 
The first stop will be at Ponte de Lima where you will explore the historic center before heading to a pastry shop for a tasting of typical pastries of the region.
Next, you will travel to Melgaço, the most northern municipality of Portugal and one of the two Sub-regions where the Alvarinho is King. Here you will visit one of the most famous wine estates of the region which is still family-run and has produced stunning wines since 1982. After the visit, your tour will stop at a typical restaurant where you will have a delicious regional lunch...

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This tour will take you to Monção & Melgaço to try the delicious wines made with the Alvarinho grape, considered the noblest varietal of the region.
 
It’s a region of majestic sanctuaries and peculiar looking vines, but also of delicious smoked sausages that pair beautifully with the Red Vinho Verde… yes, you re(a)d it correctly!
 
Join us on this experience and get to know a region that truly personifies the spirit of the North.
Your tour starts in Porto and heads north, towards the Vinho Verde region. 
 
The first stop will be at Ponte de Lima where you will explore the historic center before heading to a pastry shop for a tasting of typical pastries of the region.
Next, you will travel to Melgaço, the most northern municipality of Portugal and one of the two Sub-regions where the Alvarinho is King. Here you will visit one of the most famous wine estates of the region which is still family-run and has produced stunning wines since 1982. After the visit, your tour will stop at a typical restaurant where you will have a delicious regional lunch waiting for you. Here you will have the chance to taste some smoked sausages paired with Red Vinho Verde!
 
Then, with your bellies full and energy levels restored, you will travel to Monção to get to know the other half of this sub-region. Here you will visit a family-run wine estate where both traditional methods are preserved, but also high tech methods are applied to produce the best wines.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Group size
1 - 16
Languages
English, Spanish, Portuguese
The meeting point
Your accommodation or anywhere else in the centre of Porto

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Includes
  • Visit to the historic center of Ponte de Lima and tasting of typical pastries
  • Visit to a wine estate in Melgaço and tasting of Vinho Verde Alvarinho
  • Regional lunch in Melgaço with local wine
  • Visit to a wine estate in Monção and tasting of Vinho Verde Alvarinho
  • Tasting of smoked sausages paired with Red Vinho Verde
  • Local guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off in Porto city centre
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  •  Pick-up and drop-off outside of Porto (an extra fee applies)

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Full payment at the time of booking.

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Cancellation Policy

There is no cancellation fee once customers cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.

There is 50% cancellation fee for customers to cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.

There is 100% cancellation fee for customers to cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.

Organized by

Antonio

I'm a Portuguese tour guide from Porto that has been running tours in the area for a while now. My post-graduation is in Tourism and Hospitality Management and I've worked in Hotel and Travel agencies before launching this company. Our tours focus on the wine regions of Portugal, like the Douro Valley, the Dão and the Vinho Verde Region. We run small group tours of 2 to 16 people ( in vehicles that take 5-9 people at time) as well as Private tours.


Product ID: 53530

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