Join us for this Wine & Food journey where you'll sample different types of wine in family-run Wine Estates and find how they make the famous Port Wine!Visit Saint Gonçalo Church in Amarante and then experience the Douro Region through its culture and food. See how the preparation of food and wine is truly an art form. You'll get to try various types of wine, but also Olive Oil and other local delicacies. Round-trip transportation from your accommodation in Porto is included.
Begin the tour with pickup in Porto by an air-conditioned vehicle with driver. Drive east towards Amarante, your first stop of the day, where you will visit the Saint Gonçalo Church. Learn about the interesting architecture that draws from several different styles. Gain insight into the religious references found in those architectural styles that speak to its uniqueness.
Head to the first wine estate of the day in the heart of the Douro region, where they specialise in Moscatel wine. Savour the delicious flavour and subtle aroma of the golden wine. Enjoy the complexity of this dessert wine that blends the Muscat grapes of the region with a variety of fruits.
Move on to the next stop: the historical Village of Pinhão. Here a Regional Lunch awaits us at a local restaurant, paired with Douro House Wine. You know what they say: if the Locals are here it must be good!
Then you'll be taken into a family-run Estate where we'll taste the delicious Olive Oil they've been making for generations, but also some Douro DOC Wine. They also happen to have a view that has been considered one of the best views in the world by BBC, so you can´t miss it.
Take in the view of the river on the way to the next Estate. Learn about the delicious port wine that has given the Douro Valley its reputation throughout the world. Understand how the effects of the region's climate and rich soil influence the grapes, learn about the special storage techniques that result in these distinctive flavours and hear about the preparation of both unfortified and fortified wines. Then, it is time to enjoy your last wine-tasting of the trip.
Return to Porto in comfort, with the ease of round-trip transfer service, where we can drop you at any place in Porto that you prefer or bring you back to your accommodation. Are you ready for the trip? Book now!