Douro Valley: Full Day Tour and Tasting
Meet your expert wine guide, Ryan Opaz, in the lobby of your Porto hotel before taking off on a small group adventure to the Douro Valley. Your first visit will be to a family winery making exceptional red and port wines emblematic to the region. After a visit through their lush vineyards and cellar, you’ll partake in a diverse tasting of their wines. Lunch will be at a quaint local restaurant featuring iconic dishes from the region such as olive oil, honey, sausages, and smoked and cured meats (enchidos) of all kinds. For those who don’t eat meat, an alternative traditional menu can be arranged featuring local delicacies such as plump cherries, almonds and a vast array of greens. After your belly is both full and happily satiated, you’ll be whisked off on a relaxing boat cruise on the Douro river, followed by an extensive tasting at another family run winery. Showing a new face of the region, this incredibly charming and charismatic family winery have helped make the Douro region internationally sought out for their wines. Your visit and tasting at the winery will not only be incredibly entertaining, but also unforgettable! When the time is right, you’ll head back to Porto happy, inspired and moved to visit Portugal again soon!
- 2 winery visits with guided wine tastings;
- Traditional regional lunch highlighting local ingredients;
- 1 hour leisurely rabelo boat cruise with wine.
Thursdays 8:30 - 18:30
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