Beyond the Cellar: The Douro Wine Lovers’ Itinerary

Overview

[Full Day Private Tour] The ultimate in-depth wine experience for wine lovers. If you want to learn about the Douro Region and its methods, varietals, history and people then this is the best way maximise one’s exposure. Meet the people that work in the vineyards and cellars of the Douro and hear first hand about the finer details and nuances of this celebrated wine destination.

Pickup 8am ~ 7pm drop-off.

  • Learn about the soil, climate, and viticultural practices employed in the region at a top Quinta situated on the banks of the Douro River
  • Enjoy a lunch inspired by the local produce 
  • Meet the winemaker at a small but well-regarded boutique port producer

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Tour Itinerary

  • Pickup

  • Wine tasting and vineyard tour

  • Lunch

  • Wine tasting and cellar tour

  • Drop-Off

Tour Highlights

Private Guide
Wine Tastings
Vineyard Tour
Meet Winemaker

Full Details

Meet the celebrated viticulturist of a top Quinta, situated on the banks of the Douro River and within sight of the well-know town of Pinhão. This agronomist will be your guide and teacher for the morning as you explore the vineyards, gardens and woodlands of the property and learn about the soil, climate and viticultural practices employed in the region. Finish your morning off with a privately guided wine tasting of the quinta’s top wines, capping it off with a tasting of the quinta’s famous 40-year owl Tawny. 

For lunch, you will make your way to the celebrated wine orientated restaurant, DOC. Situated on a platform raised over the water’s edge, enjoy a lunch inspired by the produce of the region and an extensive and comprehensive wine menu to match. 

For your final wine experience of the day, meet the winemaker at a small but well-regarded boutique port producer. A rustic operation with much history (the doors to the cellar alone are over 200 years old), the wines here are lighter in style than most port wine producers in the region and highly regarded by connoisseurs the world over.


Rate includes: Pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in and around Porto or the Douro Valley, private specialist guide and driver, 2x port and wine tastings, vineyard tour with agronomist, cellar tour

Rate excludes: Lunch and gratuity

Please contact us to request a quote.


NOTE: For last minute bookings, special requests or large groups, please contact us at +27 79 607 1978 or [email protected]

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