Pocas Port Wine

Pocas Port Wine
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Producer of Port Wine and Douro DOC Wine with three Quintas in the best winemaking areas of the Douro Demarcated Region

Product ID: 54700
Description

It all began in 1918 when on 15 August, a few months before the Armistice, Manoel Domingues Poças Júnior, born in the heart of the Port Wine hustle and bustle, decided to establish his own company.Manoel Poças was 30 years old and he had some experience in this business. With his uncle, he created a company to sell grape spirits to large Port Wine shippers. Soon afterwards he opened the head offices in Vila Nova de Gaia, where they remain to this date.First his uncle, then his brothers, his wife and his grand- children: the entire Poças family shared his passion for the wine, combining a respect for tradition with minds open to the innovations the new generations introduced.Today, with three quintas in the best winemaking areas of the Douro Demarcated Region, Poças ensures its total control over the quality of its wines and the family is more involved than ever before. 
 
Come and discover an independent family-owned business! Experience the unforgettable smell of a Port Wine Cellar and learn everything about the production of port wine, the features that distinguish it and how to taste this unique...

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It all began in 1918 when on 15 August, a few months before the Armistice, Manoel Domingues Poças Júnior, born in the heart of the Port Wine hustle and bustle, decided to establish his own company.Manoel Poças was 30 years old and he had some experience in this business. With his uncle, he created a company to sell grape spirits to large Port Wine shippers. Soon afterwards he opened the head offices in Vila Nova de Gaia, where they remain to this date.First his uncle, then his brothers, his wife and his grand- children: the entire Poças family shared his passion for the wine, combining a respect for tradition with minds open to the innovations the new generations introduced.Today, with three quintas in the best winemaking areas of the Douro Demarcated Region, Poças ensures its total control over the quality of its wines and the family is more involved than ever before. 
 
Come and discover an independent family-owned business! Experience the unforgettable smell of a Port Wine Cellar and learn everything about the production of port wine, the features that distinguish it and how to taste this unique wine not to be found elsewhere in the world. Taste the old Tawny Ports that have built the reputation of Poças for more than 100 years, learn new ways of drinking Port Wine and delight yourself with the innovations in Douro DOC wines that have revolutionized this region.
 
The Experience will start with a guided visit to the aging cellar where the fabulous wines have been aging. You will get to know what makes Port Wine so special and also learn about the place where it is made: the Douro Valley. Then you'll walk into the Tasting Room where a harmonized tasting of three different Port Wines awaits. You will find out what goes well with Port Wine and discover Port styles that you might not have tasted before. You'll also have the possibility of tasting other wines (not included) and buying all the available references at our shop.

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Advanced Booking Required
Yes
Seasonal Activity

Closed on 24th of June, 24 and 25th of December and 1st of January.

Languages
Portuguese, English, French, Spanish, Italian
Opening Hours
May to September 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM / October to April 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
The meeting point

Rua Visconde de Devesas nº168, 4401-337 Vila Nova de Gaia

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Highlights
  • Included: Guided visit through the ageing cellar;
  • Included: Tasting of three styles of Port Wine: White Port (Dry, Medium Dry or Sweet), Late Bottled Vintage (LBV) and 10 years old Tawny Port;
  • Included: Tasting paired with Nuts (pairing may vary on availability);
  • A 100% Portuguese Family Owned Port Wine Brand;
  • Port producers for more than 100 years;
  • Functioning Cooperage where the barrels are still repaired;
  • Possibility of tasting many more Port and Douro DOC Wines (not included in the price);
  • Possibility of parking outside.
Nearby
  • Ribeira do Porto
  • Jardim do Morro
  • Teleferico de Gaia
  • Holiday Inn Porto Gaia
  • Casa Museu Teixeira Lopes
Grape varieties

Touriga Nacional

Touriga Franca

Tinta Roriz

Tinto Cão

Tinta Amarela

Malvasia Fina

Códega

Rabigato

Viosinho

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