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Churchill's - Visitors Centre

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Great tasting, great wine

After readings some reviews, we were iffy about coming here. The tasting room was full, as we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CWILS-VAN
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Vancouver, Canada
Great tasting, not so touristy and very good service. Thank you.

Unfortunately we didn't have much time when we came to Churchill's, but had a great visit anyway... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kensingtonfoodiegirl
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This is a space which breathes elegance and style, serving as a backdrop for the best Churchill’s has to offer – its wines. “Churchill’s thinking behind this venture was based upon the philosophy that enjoyment of a glass of Port requires a state of...more
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Rua Fonte Nova 5, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-156, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After readings some reviews, we were iffy about coming here. The tasting room was full, as we didn't have resos. However, one of the staff took us to a private patio outside where he served us and taught us about the history of churchill and...More

Thank CWILS-VAN
Isabel T, Public Relations Manager at Churchill's - Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your kind review! It was a pleasure having you and we're happy that you enjoyed your personal tasting on our patio! We hope to receive you again in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately we didn't have much time when we came to Churchill's, but had a great visit anyway. We loved their ports and the little tour and explanation from the lovely lady. We found it a lot less touristy and really pleasant!!! Thank you.

Thank Kensingtonfoodiegirl
Isabel T, Public Relations Manager at Churchill's - Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review! It was a pleasure having you at our Visitors Centre and we're happy that you enjoyed our tour and tasting! We hope to receive you again in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely 4-port tasting. Our guide/server was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the port wines we tasted. The presentation of the bottles and glasses was lovely, too, and the tasting room is beautiful!

Thank Andrea C
Isabel T, Public Relations Manager at Churchill's - Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review, Andrea. It was a pleasure having you at our Visitors Centre and we're happy that you enjoyed our tour and tasting! We hope to receive you again in the future!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun hour on the other side of the river. The visitor area was well presented and the tour informative. We bought some port and they waved the cost of the tour and tasting. It would have been a 45 minute walk. We...More

Thank John G
Isabel T, Public Relations Manager at Churchill's - Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you at our Visitors Centre and we're happy that you enjoyed our tour and tasting! We hope to receive you again in the future!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

I found Churchill's to be incredibly friendly and professional during our tour. It's a family business and the tasting and tour of the cellars had an intimate feel. The port wine tasting was generous, and my favourite was the tawny. We bought a bottle and...More

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Isabel T, Public Relations Manager at Churchill's - Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you at our Visitors Centre and we're happy that you enjoyed our port wines! Angels tears is a beautiful compliment. We hope to receive you again in the future!

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Brilliant tour and sampling of delicious ports. Worth walking a few extra metres to the end of the port houses! Personal tour given by an excellent English speaking guide! Would recommend a visit.

Thank grasshoppers
Isabel T, Public Relations Manager at Churchill's - Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you at our Visitors Centre and we're happy that you enjoyed our port wines! We hope to receive you again in the future!

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Churchill's is one of the smallest and newest port wine places on the south side of the river at Vila Nova de Gaia but with an informal and unhurried experience, we really enjoyed the quieter environment. Situated at the far end of the riverside area,...More

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Isabel T, Public Relations Manager at Churchill's - Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you at our Visitors Centre and we're happy that you enjoyed our port wines! We hope to receive you again in the future!

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

It took us a bit walking from the bridge to the winery. We found this place via a 30 euros wine tasting trip! They gave us a guided tour of the port cave to make the port. The wine they sell is less sweet than...More

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Isabel T, Public Relations Manager at Churchill's - Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very glad you have enjoyed our port. It was a pleasure having you at our Visitors Centre! Hope to receive you again in the future!

Reviewed 16 June 2018

Went for the Port tasting. The tasting room is lovely and the tasting was very informative and the port delicious

Thank Karen S
Management response:Responded 17 June 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very glad you have enjoyed the tasting and our port. It was a pleasure having you at our Visitors Centre! Hope to receive you again in the future!

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

On a recent tour my husband and I went for a wine tasting at Churchill’s. We both enjoy a good glass of wine but have never tried port. After seeing how the port is processed and a tour of the winery we were able to...More

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Ana P, Gerente de relações públicas at Churchill's - Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very glad you have enjoyed the visit, our wines and our service. It was a pleasure having you at our Visitors Centre! Hope to receive you again in the future!

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BailsBrew
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Response from Kevin62_2012 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa, As people have said, the Port houses are all on the one side and its easy to walk from one to another. Some are a reasonable distance apart though and on a hot day you probably want to drink plenty of water too... More
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