At 9.30 am, Guests will be picked up at their hotel in Porto before heading to Douro Valley.
On this incredibly relaxing private Douro Valley wine tour, you will get an insider perspective on what makes the Douro Valley one of the most exciting wine regions in the world. You will visit some of the most beautiful confidential spots in the Douro and meet two local families involved in making wines in the valley for generations.
Your five senses will be fully immersed in the rich local culture with its flavorful winemaking traditions and gastronomy. On this private wine tour you will: - visit the manor homes of Teresa and José, two cousins with big hearts, great sense of humor and vivid stories to share - learn about the winemaking process in the Douro Valley - taste surprising Douro wines and Ports from boutique wineries - savor Portuguese culinary delicacies
First, you will visit a historic manor house lovingly restored by Teresa. Let your senses awaken with a typical Portuguese petiscos lunch (small plates) and a tasting of selected wines from Lavradores de Feitoria, a boutique wine brand that is generating a lot of interest.
On our next stop we will visit a typical Douro winery. José, the owner and winemaker will show you around, explaining the fascinating winemaking process. You will taste more wonderful wines, including an exceptional ancestral Port.
In the late afternoon, you will enjoy a leisurely secret walk high above the River Douro and gaze at one of the most beautiful views in all Europe.
The return drive to Porto will surprise you with more breathtaking scenery and you may be lucky to see an incredible sunset over the hills. The perfect ending to your Douro Valley wine tour you'll wish never to end. At 7.30 pm, you will back at your hotel in Porto.
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