The Douro Favourites

Overview

[Full Day Private Tour] Experience the best of the Douro Valley with visits to three of the top Quintas in the region. Apart from the superb wines, each one of the destinations has something exceptional to offer. From massive architectural masterpieces made from concrete and reflective glass and gold-coated cellar ceilings to ultra-chic design orientated destinations with infinity pools to intimate tastings in rustic surroundings and mind-blowing views, this is the ultimate instagrammable itinerary.

Pickup 08:30 ~ 17:30 drop-off

  • Meander through picture-perfect gardens
  • Taste wine in an intimate setting on the patio overlooking the winding river and terraced hillsides beyond
  • Enjoy a private lunch, specially prepared for you from the owner’s kitchen
  • End the day with a guided wine tasting at an estate known for its architecturally impressive cellar

Tour Itinerary

  • Pickup

  • Farmhouse and Garden Tour

  • Cellar Tour and Tasting

  • Lunch

    Enjoy a private, true Douro style lunch specially prepared for you from the owners kitchen.

  • Cellar Tour and Tasting

    This modern and skillfully designed quinta is recognised for its sheer contemporary beauty, inside and out.

  • Drop off

Tour Highlights

Private Guide
Wine Tastings
Architecture
Breathtaking Views

Full Details

Your first stop is a visit to a beautifully designed quinta and farmhouse. The attention to detail and picture-perfect gardens make this place a destination a priority for anyone with an eye (and taste) for quality.

Wind your way from the banks of the Douro River to the very top of the vine-covered hillside to this exceptional producer. Explore the classic Douro style cellar and taste wine in an intimate setting on the patio overlooking yet another mesmerising view of the winding river and terraced hillsides beyond. Enjoy a private lunch, specially prepared for you from the owners kitchen. A true classic in the Douro region and true to Douro style.

End this day with a guided wine tasting at an estate known not only for their world-class wines but also for the architecturally impressive cellar. This modern and skillfully designed quinta is recognised for its sheer contemporary beauty, inside and out (the barrel room ceiling is fitted with chic golden tiles accentuated by the black arches that house the barrels).


Rate includes: Pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in and around Porto or the Douro Valley, private 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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