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Traditional Wineries Experience provided by Terroir Wine & Food Tours

Traditional Wineries Experience

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Overview
The Douro Valley, birthplace of Port, is one of the oldest and most beautiful of the historic European wine regions. In 1756 the Douro Valley became the first classic wine region to be legally demarcated. Its vineyards were comprehensively classified the following year, almost a century before those of Bordeaux. During this full-day you will live and feel the region with a wine expert, visit some of the best traditional wine producers, taste their wines, taste typical flavors in a winery and appreciate the breathtaking views from the top of the break-neck slopes. You have the chance to walk among the vineyards that grow on break-neck slopes, learn about Portuguese grapes varieties and learn about all the entire winemaking process. You can also admire Pinhão village considered the heart of the region, admire the landscape from the top of one of the most beautiful view points located in the region described by some authors one of the most beautiful places in the region.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Porto
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    The Douro Valley
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    Enjoy a life time wine experience in Douro Valley Wine Region… The Douro Valley, birthplace of Port, is one of the oldest and most beautiful of the historic European wine regions. Wine has been made there for two thousand years. In 1756 the Douro Valley became the first classic wine region to be legally demarcated. Its vineyards were comprehensively classified the following year, almost a century before those of Bordeaux. Visiting the Douro Valley wine region is the guarantee to discover this beautiful wine region- classified by UNESCO as World Heritage Site, taste fantastic port and DOC wines, appreciate the best flavors and could share ideas and histories with cellar masters if they are available. During this full-day you will live and feel the region with a wine expert, visit some of the best traditional wine producers, taste their wines, taste typical flavors in a winery and appreciate the breathtaking views from the top of the break-neck slopes. In Douro Valley many of the wines are made from genuine Portuguese grape varieties, rather than from international grapes that can be found anywhere in the world today. You will get to know why those grapes and taste wines made from touriga nacional, tinta roriz, touriga franca, sousa and many others. You have the chance to walk among the vineyards that grow on break-neck slopes, learn about Portuguese grapes varieties and learn about all the entire winemaking process. You can also admire Pinhão village considered the heart of the region, admire the landscape from the top of one of the most beautiful view points located in the region described by some authors one of the most beautiful places in the region. We will create a tailored wine experience according to your wine profile choosing top-quality winemakers and restaurants that matches your personal taste and time available.
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  • You'll end at
    Porto
    Porto, Portugal
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Important Information
Departure Point
Porto, Portugal
Duration
6–7 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Lunch at the winery
  • 2 visits to traditional wine producers with wine tasting
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - The Douro Valley
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Terroir Wine & Food Tours
K7368XDchrisp
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Spectacular day in the Douro Valley
We visited two wineries with Manuel on September 24. Manuel was informative, professional, fun, thoughtful. He taug
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Harry G
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The Best
We took a full day tour of Coimbra and Aveido with Terroir (Manuel). It was splendid. He is so knowledgeable. We le
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Getaway497785
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A great day with Manuel
Manuel drove us around the Douro Valley visiting three wineries and included an excellent lunch and river cruise. W
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JmrAlves
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Very good
We arranged our 1 day trip with Terroir and let them handle the planning, driving, etc. They have a very good rate
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Julie K
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Most amazing experience!
We would highly recommend this experience! The owner is welcoming and kind. We had the best lunch with wine pairi
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Travelers0205
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Great day with Manuel
So glad we enlisted Manuel to show us the Douro. He picked two great wineries- small boutique but each different, a
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TrevD275
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A fantastic day in the Douro Valley
Our day in the Douro valley, with our brilliant guide Manuel, was superb - a customized experience put together for
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SavvytravellerATL
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Most enjoyable day in The Douro Valley
Very Professionally run organization! I found Terroir Wine & Food Tours online a few weeks before our trip to Portu
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Joaquim S
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Amazing sightseeing with a well managed tour organization
Was good to contact with nature, in a pure environment, see that is possible to maintain tradition combined with te
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dollydog2014
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Tailor made tour
Three of us (including a wine expert from Australia) booked a personal tour with Manuel. He took us to three very d
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ElizabethChicago_10
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Elizabeth
Manuel was an excellent guide for our group. The day we spent with him touring the Douro Valley was both knowledgab
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Rui_Amilcar
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Excellent
Excellent organization and trip Great wines tasting and up Douro boat trip. Even knowing the region they find a way
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AlbertoNunes-Portuga
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30th anniversary engineering course
30th anniversary engineering course, with an excellent organization, with good drink and good food, in a cozy and t
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Stan M
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Very well done wine tour
Manuel did an excellent job taking us around to a range of wineries and wines in the Douro Valley. Fine job of taki
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domzanotto
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American visiting Porto for the first time
Let me save you the drama. Hire Terroir and let them handle the planning, driving, etc. Glad I resisted the ur
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6–7 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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