Getaway & Porto - The Blini & Winerist Ltd
Various Locations Available
Discover the birthplace of port wine in Portugal's scenic and enchanting Douro Valley. One of the oldest demarcated wine regions in the world, this Unesco World Heritage site is brimming with fascinating history and legendary vintage port cellars. Uncover the magic with a visit to a port winery, tasting fortified wine from the source before savouring the region's simple, honest yet delectable cuisine over dinner at a local restaurant; the rustic charm and world-famous port will leave you with a new lust for life.
A Unesco World Heritage site since 2001, the Douro Valley is a must-visit location for any lover of fortified wine. The region of northern Portugal holds a wine-producing culture that dates back centuries, as rich in history as it is in wine. Despite being a favourite getaway destination for wine lovers and city dwellers alike, the region has maintained its unique allure. From the undulating curves of the hillsides to the gleaming waters of the famed Douro River, this majestic wine producing region will immediately encapsulate you with its dramatic landscape.Visiting an established wine estate or cellar during your tour, you will be introduced to the more technical aspects of Port wine production. Discover the intricacies of how grape seeds in the region are planted on steeply rising banks, a skill passed down from generation to generation. From the nature of the soil to the shape of the land, the prime ripening conditions of this unique landscape has allowed Douro to produce such legendary port wines for centuries. To ensure total luxury, your tour includes a two-night stay at a 5-star hotel in central Porto. As the gateway to the Douro Valley, the vibrant major city of Northern Portugal is the perfect place to start your journey exploring the rest of the region. Enjoy a delicious dinner over a glass of fine port at an esteemed restaurant, savouring the flavours of traditional Portuguese cuisine. A total feast for the eyes and for the palate, this spectacular getaway to the Douro Valley will create memories for a lifetime.
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