The Douro Valley, birthplace of Port, is one of the oldest and most beautiful of the historic European wine regions. Wine has been made there for two thousand years.
In 1756 the Douro Valley became the first classic wine region to be legally demarcated. Its vineyards were comprehensively classified the following year, almost a century before those of Bordeaux.
Visiting the Douro Valley wine region is the guarantee to discover this beautiful wine region- classified by UNESCO as World Heritage Site, taste fantastic port and DOC wines, appreciate the best flavors and could share ideas and histories with cellar masters if they are available.
During this full-day you will live and feel the region with a wine expert, visit some of the best traditional wine producers, taste their wines, taste typical flavors in a winery and appreciate the breathtaking views from the top of the break-neck slopes.
In Douro Valley many of the wines are made from genuine Portuguese grape varieties, rather than from international grapes that can be found anywhere in the world today. You will get to know why those grapes and taste wines made from touriga nacional, tinta roriz, touriga franca, sousa and many others.
You have the chance to walk among the vineyards that grow on break-neck slopes, learn about Portuguese grapes varieties and learn about all the entire winemaking process.
You can also admire Pinhão village considered the heart of the region, admire the landscape from the top of one of the most beautiful view points located in the region described by some authors one of the most beautiful places in the region.
We will create a tailored wine experience according to your wine profile choosing top-quality winemakers and restaurants that matches your personal taste and time available.