Setúbal´s Wine Region Wine Tasting Tour

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Setúbal´s Wine Region Wine Tasting Tour
Duration

Durations: 6 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 2+

Languages

Languages: English

Tantalize your taste buds on this full-day private guided Setúbal region wine trip from Lisbon.

From £ 79.65 per person

  1. Tour Overview

    On this full-day tour, you will travel first to Azeitão, an area that is well known for its wines and cheese. You will visit some of the region’s top wine cellars and taste fine wines and other produces.

    One stop will be at the renowned wine cellars of José Maria da Fonseca. Here you will learn about the winery’s history, since 1834, and sample 2 of its wines.

    Another you will visit is Quinta de Alcube. A family owned wine cellar, for over a century. It is a traditional cellar, that produces up to 350,000 litters per year. Here you will taste 5 of their wines. These wines are sold only directly to customers, making it difficult to find in shops.

    In your third and final experience, taste up to 3 more wines. It will be in the wine regions “Mother House”, where you can see and taste, what most of the 21 different wineries in this region produce.

    You will also sample some traditional local produced cheese, bread and other goods.
    In addition to all the tastings, you will marvel at the views of the Arrábida Natural Park, mountain range and its history.

  2. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : Pick-up and drive to the Setubal Wine Region
    On our way out of Lisbon we will pass by the Marques de Pombal Statue. From here we will have a 35 minute drive to the Setúbal Wine Region.
    On the way, passing by our "Golden Gate" bridge.
    On this full-day tour, you will travel first to Azeitão, an area that is well known for its wines and cheese. On the way there, we will pass Lisbon´s old bridge. Our "Golden Gate". Reaching the Setúbal Wine Region, you will visit some of the region’s top wine cellars and taste fine wines and other produces.
    Quinta de Alcube family
    One of the wineries you will visit is Quinta de Alcube. A wine cellar owned by a family for over a century (since 1913). It is a traditional cellar, that produces up to 350,000 litters per year. Here you will be able to taste 4 of their wines and understand how wine is done and their philosophy. Their wines are sold only directly to customers, making it difficult to find in shops.
    José Maria da Fonseca family
    Another stop will be at the renowned wine cellars of José Maria da Fonseca, where you will learn about the winery’s history, since 1834, and sample 2 of its wines. This is one of the oldest wineries in Portugal, and the oldest of the region. Inside you will see the oldest wine collection of Portugal (Fortified Wine). Also here, they have the oldest cellar/brand that is 160 yrs old, and where they used unique handmade mahogany barrels that have a capacity of up to 20.000 liters.
    Casa Mãe de Palmela
    Your third and final experience, will be in the old village of Palmela. Here you will taste up to 5 more wines, in the “Mother House” of this wine region, where you can see and taste, what most of the 21 different wineries in this region produce.You will also sample some traditional local produced cheese, bread and other goods.
    Palmela
    In addition to all the tastings, you will marvel at the views of the Arrábida Natural Park, mountain range and its history.

  3. What's Included

    • Pick-up and drop off at a hotel in Lisbon or the cruise port
    • Private tour with Professional guide (just your group and your guide)
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or car
    • 10 Wines in total in the three cellars you will visit
    • Tasting of traditional cheese breads and other goods
    • Entrance fees

  4. What's Excluded

    • Lunch and any other items not mentioned in the program

  5. FAQs

    Please Note:

    • Hotel clients must provide the following information at time of booking: hotel name and address
    • Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not suitable for pets
    • Infants must not sit on laps
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Guide. The meeting point will be at your hotel or accommodation. Or your Guide will meet you at a convenient location close to your hotel or accommodation.

  6. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 48 hours or less before event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 90% if booking is cancelled 72 hours or less before event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 60% if booking is cancelled 7 days or less before event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 6% if booking is cancelled 366 days or less before event

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