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Vinho Verde Tour with Wine Tastings and Lunch from Porto

Product ID: 143682
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Vinho Verde is one the most famous Northern Portugal wines and the Alto Minho is where the best is hidden. A region of majestic sanctuaries and peculiar looking vines, but also of delicious smoked sausages that pair beautifully with the Red Vinho Verde.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the historic center of Ponte de Lima and enjoy a tasting of typical pastries
  • Visit a wine estate in Melgaço and have a tasting of Vinho Verde Alvarinho
  • Taste smoked sausages paired with Red Vinho Verde
  • Enjoy a regional lunch in Melgaco
Full description
Discover the Region that was demarcated back in 1908 and where one of the most popular types of Portuguese wine: Vinho Verde is produced.

Your tour starts in Porto and point north, toward the Vinho Verde region.

Your first stop will be at Ponte de Lima. Here, explore the historic center and walk into a pastry shop for some typical pastries tasting.

Now, travel to Melgaço, the most northern municipality of Portugal and one of the two Sub-regions where the Alvarinho is King. Here, visit one of the most famous wine estates of the region which is still family run and produces nectars of excellence since 1982. After the visit stop at a typical restaurant where you will have a delicious regional lunch waiting for you. Here, have the chance of tasting some smoked sausages paired with some red Vinho Verde!

Then, with your bellies filled and your energy restored, travel to Monção to get to know the other half of this Sub-region. Here you will meet a family run wine estate where the traditions stand as a homage to their ancestors, but also high tech is applied to produce the best wines. By the end of the day, you will be dropped off at your accommodation or any other place in Porto town center that you prefer.

Includes
  • Local guide
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation or any place that you prefer in the Center of Porto
  • Tour made in 5-9 seater vehicle with air conditioning
  • Visit to the historic center of Ponte de Lima and tasting of typical pastries
  • Visit to a wine estate in Melgaço and tasting of Vinho Verde Alvarinho
  • Tasting of smoked sausages paired with red Vinho Verde
  • Regional lunch in Melgaço with local wine
  • Visit to a wine estate in Monção and tasting of Vinho Verde Alvarinho
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Pick-up and drop off outside of Porto (an extra fee applies, paid to the guide on the day)

When you get there

Meeting point

Pick-up at your accommodation or agreed meeting place in the Center of Porto.

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Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Minimum numbers apply, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements, in the event of this occurring you will be offered an alternative or full refund
• Minimum drinking age is 18 years old
• Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required