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Address: Avenida Diogo Leite 26, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 22 374 6660
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Fado Show in Porto Cálem Wine Cellars Including Wine Tasting and Visit
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Visit the historic centre of Porto.

To visit the “Port Wine Cellar of Calem”, you have to cross the “Ponte D. Luis 1” which means that you are waling from Porto to the other side of the river and doing so you arrive... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We managed to catch the wine tour here and found it interesting and cheap. The visit to the museum and explanation of the vineyards, fermentation, transportation and storage in the large and small barrels was very interesting. More information about the barrels and effects on different wines also interesting. Then a final discussion about the bottled wines before tasting white... More 

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Ioannina, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there in the evening at 6 when they have a tour with fado show. The ticket was 17€ per person. You start with a wine cellar tour. The guide introduces the wine of the company and also gives information about which wine should be drunk with which kind of food etc. When the introduction ends, you pass to... More 

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To visit the “Port Wine Cellar of Calem”, you have to cross the “Ponte D. Luis 1” which means that you are waling from Porto to the other side of the river and doing so you arrive in Vila Nova de Gaia, all the Port Wine Cellars are on this side of the river. When you arrive at the end... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having taken a trip to the Douro Valley the day before, I came away from this visit felling I knew more than the guide. Extremely poor tour, however the tasting was good. I wish I had purchased more here as the Airport Duty Free was a rip off. Good selection of their produce and friendly staff serving and selling.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting visit, in which you learn a lot about port wine. However the reception could show a little more sympathy (although I am referring to the lady who received me). On the other hand, the visiting time is shorter than I expected.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good infotmations about production of porto wine. Visit the local where the wine get oldder and delicious.

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes ok it's on the tourist trail . However the guide was very informative. I really had no idea how much work went into producing those bottle's! ! The tasting afterwards is enjoyable but go easy! You can buy the products cheaper elsewhere but that goes for most things.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Told to try here by a port supplier in the UK. The tour is both informative and good value. Cost 8 euro and included the usual port. I enjoyed but would choose Grahams and Sandemans over Calem for the tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour lasted an hour and cost 6 euro. The guide had great insight and phenomenal knowledge about the port making process. At the end you get to taste two different types of port. I usually don't like port wine, but these were my favourites.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the last visit of the day at the Calem cellar which is combined with a nice Fado concert at the end while tasting their white and red Porto. The cellar is containing very old but still used barrels of Porto. Explanations of the Douro region and the production of the Porto wine are made by competent guides.

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