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Porto: Burmester Cellar Tour with Tasting & Pairing Options

Porto: Burmester Cellar Tour with Tasting & Pairing Options

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From US$ 13.28 per person

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Learn about the history of the renowned Burmester Cellars and the production process of Port wine. Enjoy a unique wine tasting experience.

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Duration 1 hour
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English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Taste different Port wines
  • Admire the views of the beautiful Luiz I bridge
  • Learn about Port wines and the production process
Full description

Burmester has long been recognized for its Port wines and Douro DOC (Denominação de Origem Controlada). 

Its history started long ago in London in 1730, when Henry Burmester joined with John Nash to create Burmester, Nash & Co. and from Vila Nova de Gaia they started exporting Port wines all around Europe.

Over the years, Burmester has triumphed from generation to generation, demonstrating its inherent character and determination. Character is the holistic principle of the brand, and of its wines.

Arrive at the Burmester winery for an unforgettable experience. You will visit the Burmester Cellars, located next to the beautiful Luiz I bridge, with an expert guide.

Learn about Port wines and the Douro DOC production process, and taste different port wines.

Includes
  • 2 or 3 Port wines tastings (depending on option selected)
  • Chocolate tastings (if premium option is selected)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    Caves Burmester: Largo Dom Luís I, 4400-111 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Wine is not served to those under 18 years old
    • The tours are monolingual and held in Portuguese, German, Italian, Spanish, English and French
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 142 reviews

    Review summary

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    • Value for money
      4.4/5

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    Excellent visit. Very nice and pleasant guide. Little more we came with a child so he did not pay as long as he had jn orange juice during the tasting. Little touch that adds to the visit. Thank you very much for this visit and these attentions which are to be noted.

    June 8, 2022

    We did the tour in Spanish and the guide was very kind and friendly. The winery is beautiful, they explain the different types of wine and how they vary and they also show you some old manufacturing machines. Finally, there is a tasting of two types of Port wine. Highly recommended, it is not heavy and it is entertaining.

    April 26, 2022

    I really enjoyed this tour. As it's a tricky time of year and I was short on time, I booked the morning tour and ended up having a private tour. My guide was awesome and it allowed us to chat on many different topics. The cellar itself has interesting history and while it wasn't set up in the same way as some other cellar tours (i.e. informational placards on the walls, etc)- I still appreciated the environment as it was. For me, I loved the tastings I had and they were my favorite of the cellars I visited and if you can splurge a bit more for the chocolate and cheese pairing, I think it's worth it!

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    January 22, 2022

    Product ID: 391764