Quinta do Bomfim is one of the Douro Valley’s finest vineyards. A few steps away from Pinhão train station and the pier, it has a small museum and a cellar with mechanical presses and aging warehouse, dating from the nineteenth century. A tasting room with outdoor terrace is where you will experience the finest wines and Ports. The vineyard tours are an unforgettable experience and you can take a picnic hamper to enjoy in the Echo House, with a breathtaking scenery around.
The Bergqvist family has been in the Port trade since 1815. Their work resulted in distinguished wines that achieved a worldwide recognition and awards. With stunning views over the Douro River and Pinhão, in Quinta de la Rosa you can observe the port and wine making process from the vineyard to the final bottle. The visits include the wine tasting. You can also have a lunch or dinner in the quinta, with regional dishes and local wines and Port. In the harvest time, you can tread your own vintage.
Located on the right bank of the Douro River, between Régua and Pinhão, Quinta do Crasto offers a wide range of enotourism programs, tailor made for each visitor: wine tasting, a lunch or dinner in the Quinta and the possibility to combine the program with a river cruise. All the programs end with a visit to the Farm Shop, where the local products of the Quinta such as wine and olive oil are available.
Quinta do Seixo is one of the biggest estates of Sogrape in the region, producing both Port and Douro Doc Wines. The visit to the property includes a guided tour to the winery, wine cellar and the robotic wine press. For a clear picture of the complex work here developed, a multimedia device provides an explanation of the complete production cycle. After understanding the process of making the wine, there is nothing better than to taste a fine Port.
The charming Quinta do Pôpa, in Tabuaço, suggests a visit that includes the winery, wine cellar and basements. You are invited to taste the Quinta’s wines and you may also achieve those who deserved your preference. Are you fond of a picnic? Enjoy a good Douro wine and some regional delicacies in a lovely hamper you may take to your perfect spot in the Quinta. One thing is for sure: the vineyards and the Douro river will make you company…
In the heart of Alto Douro, surrounded by terraced vineyards that climb high above the dramatic confluence of the Douro and Tedo rivers, sits an eighteenth-century estate, Quinta do Tedo. Experience a visit to the quinta to taste the wines, Ports and olive oil. Personalized technical tours of the facilities and guided tastings for groups are available. Advance reservations are required.
Situated in Favaios, Enoteca Quinta da Avessada is an interactive museum celebrating the history and culture of wine in the Alto Douro region. It shows all the stages of wine production from planting the vine, to the winemaking process, and finally to nectar tasting and wine labeling. Guided tours with wine tasting and regional lunch in the winery are two of the services available. In September, you can also join the harvest.
In Quinta Nova Winery House you can taste a good wine or experience the local gastronomy just everywhere. You can’t miss the historic sites of the property: the Belvedere, the orchards and the chapels. Your visit includes a walk through the vineyards and the wine cellar, as well as the Wine Atelier, the barrel room and the underground cellar where the best blends are selected. Finally taste the wines and Ports of your choice. If you are a connoisseur, you have the opportunity to create your own wine.
In Quinta do Panascal you can wander along the vineyards walking at your own pace, admiring the breathtaking sceneries, using the audio-guide system that includes an entrance in the secular wine press. The tasting of 3 Port wines by Fonseca occurs in the lovely reception room. During the harvest time, one may witness the wine making. A lunch or an afternoon snack with the best regional products is also possible, whilst admiring the Távora Valley ahead. The Quinta provides typical music and storytellers…
On board of the sailboat Libertu’s or the charming Entremargen’s, you are to choose: a picnic with all the famous regional products, romance whilst a delicious dinner, an overnight stay… If you prefer to explore the hills, villages and the most famous Quintas of the Douro Valley, the minivan of Douro à Vela is your best option. With a private guide you will find out places full of other stories… Enjoy the memorable experiences that Douro à Vela has to offer.