Portuguese wine is popular all around the world, however, with our wine tours in Portugal, you can experience it first hand. Discovering the best wineries and vineyards, to wine tasting sessions in the local bars.
As for the origins of Portugal’s love of wine, the Douro region is the world’s oldest wine region. Dating back to 1756, it is also recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
However, our wine tours in Portugal also showcase modern-techniques alongside age-old traditions.
Wine Tours in Portugal
Below we take a look at wine tours in Portugal at the following 3 popular destinations:
- Wine Tours in Lisbon
- Wine Tours in the Algarve
- Wine Tours in Porto
Wine Tours in Lisbon
A lovely historical wine tasting tour that takes you to the old city of Évora, awarded a UNESCO Heritage Site. Discover the ancient Roman Temple and the stunning Chapel of Bones. You will also visit the medieval village of Monsaraz that is home to the largest lagoon in Europe.
Enjoy sipping two different wines in the amazing landscape of Alentejo. A delicious lunch is included in the price along with the entrance fees for the Cathedral and the Chapel of Bones.
This is a fabulous day out into the Sintra mountains with an experienced tour guide. Guests are able to visit the stunning Pena Palace, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra and Colares wine cellar. As such, combining delicious wines with gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Here we drive through the wonderful landscapes of grapevines and visit an old parish dating back to the 14th century. Sample the regional wines, of the wine producers – Manz Wines. You will enjoy six different wines, olive oils and traditional bread.
The tour continues to the Quinta da Murta in Bucelas, to discover the ‘Prince of Portuguese Wine’ which is a special dry white wine produced from the Arinto grape. Hear all about the history of the Roman Era over 2,000 years ago.
Wine Tours in The Algarve
As well as being one of our popular wine tours in Portugal, this day out in the Algarve is quite an adventure!
Firstly, there’s an exhilarating boat journey, followed by a jeep ride before lunch and a local winery. Along the way, you can visit the Fort of Santa Catarina in Praia da Rocha. The tour also stops off at the pretty fishing village of Ferragudo where you can cool off at Algar Seco in Carvoeiro, inside a natural pool.
Wine Tours in Porto
On arrival in Porto, this wine tour starts with some sightseeing. As you over the Douro River, guests are invited to hike up to the “Igreja e Torre do Clérigos” church tower.
After which, it’s on to the Sé do Porto monuments, before setting off into Porto’s city centre. Although the real highlight is a visit to the famous Caves do Vinho, where you will sample various delectable wines.
This tour takes you to the old town of Ponte de Lima. Explore this beautiful town and admire the Lima River and the old Roman bridge that dates back to 1AD. The Lima Valley produces the Loureiro grapes, that in turn, produce the Vinho Verdes wines.
Enjoy a delectable gourmet meal with pairing wines an also green wine brandies, coffees and digestives.
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Portuguese wine is a favourite among wine connoisseurs, as such our wine tours in Portugal are a popular choice. Book wine tours in Lisbon, the Algarve and Porto online today.