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  2. Algarve
  3. Portimão
  4. Day Trips

Portimão: Guided Algarve Wine Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 218658
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Visit 2 wine estates of the Algarve, with complete explanations of the wine making process. Later, take lunch in the Monchique Mountain, tasting some of the best specialties of mountain gastronomy as you enjoy extensive views of the Algarve Coast.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Portuguese

Pick-up included

The pick-up is done directly at the customer accomodation and is included in the area of Portimão. The pick-up can also happen at other locations of the Algarve region directly at customer's accomodation too, by paying separately a small extra fee, that dependeds of the exact location
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn everything about wine production, from the vineyard to the bottle
  • Understand the different steps and all the variables of the production
  • Taste your wines and learn some tasting techniques that will leave you able to exploit the full potential of a wine
  • Taste some of the best specialities of the traditional and authentic mountain gastronomy in one of the best restaurants of Monchique
  • Enjoy panoramic views to the coast during lunch
  • Learn the profiles of different wines
Full description
After being collected from your accommodation in Portimão, you will depart to the Algarve region where you will Visit two wine estates of the demarcated region this area. Your guide (and owner of the company) is an expert in wine and will provide in-depth knowledge about the world of wine and the process of wine making in general.

You will learn about aspects such as the selection and cultivation of grapes, viticulture, grapes processing, vinification, stage of wine, the role of the wood and the blending process. you will also learn of the organization of a winery, the history and current panorama of wine in Portugal and in the region. Your guide will also run you through the concepts involved in wine degustation, as you learn the tasting techniques and understanding how to analyze the flavors of a wine.

Following the wineries, you will drive to Monchique Mountain where you will visit a top-quality restaurant. Whilst at the restaurant you will also be able to taste some of the best cuisine specialties from the mountain gastronomy, while enjoying the panoramic views to the coast. Following lunch, you will visit the top of the Monchique Mountains, the highest point of southern Portugal. From this vantage point, you will gain a 360º perspective which allows for even more extensive views.
Includes
  • Tasting of 3 wines at each winery
  • Full lunch with starters, free selection of main course, dessert, coffee, water and wine
  • Transportation (pickup and drop off directly from your accommodation)
  • Permanent guide during the whole tour
  • Exclusive and private group (tours are private for a party of 4 people or more, groups of 2-3 people may share the tour with other party of 2-3 people, with a maximum of 6 people)
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation from other location of the region is also available for a small extra fee (please ask for conditions)