Discover the Region Demarcated back in 1908 and wehere It's produced the unique and one of the most popular types of Portuguese Wine: Vinho Verde. We 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 old traditions 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 in this experience and discover a region which truly embodies the spirit of the North of Portugal.
The tour starts in Porto, the second largest city in Portugal, and you will travel north, toward the Vinho Verde region.
Stop in Melgaço, the northernmost municipality in Portugal and one of the two sub-regions where Alvarinho is king. Here you will visit one of the most famous wineries in the region, which is still family run and has produced excellent nectars since 1982. Enjoy a small breakfast paired with the infusions created by this winery that will awaken your senses. Then you will visit the property: the infusion fields, the cellar and finally taste the excellent wines.
After the visit you’ll stop at a typical restaurant where you will have a delicious regional lunch. You will have the chance of tasting some smoked sausages paired with some Red Vinho Verde!
Next, travel to Monção to get to know the other half of this Sub-region. Here you will discover a family run wine estate where the traditions stand as an homage to their ancestors, but also high tech is applied to produce the best wines.
Please note: This tour includes a private guide and transportation. However, the winery visits are shared experiences.
- Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation in Porto
- Tasting of smoked sausages paired with Red Vinho Verde
- Private local guide
- Tasting of Vinho Verde DOC wines and infusions
- Regional lunch in Melgaço
- Food and Drink not mentioned
Your centrally located accommodation in Porto