In this luxury, wine and food break, designed by Portugal by Wine, we invite you to come, relax and enjoy the Algarve Wine Region.
The 5-night program includes a 5* hotel stay, visits with wine tasting at 4 emblematic wine estates, and a food tour in Faro city.
The accommodation will be at the Hotel Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa 5*, founded in the 1980s, located on top of a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It is located in Alporchinhos and consists of Moorish-style buildings, surrounded by tropical gardens. Inside awaits you a sophisticated and refined atmosphere, thought to offer the greatest comfort without giving up refinement and elegance. In the room you can enjoy amenities such as full bathroom, LCD TV and Wi-Fi. Outside the room, from the top of the hill you can admire the stunning, magnificent and luxurious views of the hotel's green spaces and the Algarve coastline. Be sure to relax in the Spa, take advantage of the swimming pool or stroll through the gardens.
On the 2nd day, you will visit The Morgado do Quintão, a family property, founded in 1810, by the Count of Silves, a lover of the sea and the vineyards of the Algarve, and which still remains in the same family. The vineyards of the property are one of the oldest in the Algarve and provide the indigenous grapes for the wines. In addition to the vineyard and the millennial olive groves, they also have an olive mill, dating from 1940. You will enjoy an intimate 90-minute tour where, on a guided tour, you will learn about the history of the estate, its unique terroir and wines, and, at the end, participate in a tasting of Morgado do Quintão wines, accompanied by a selection of artisanal cheeses and cured meats.
On the 3rd day, it will be time to meet our local guides who will guide you through a private gastronomical and wine city tour. You will know the origin and evolution of the city of Faro over the centuries. The peoples who inhabited it, the legends that make it magical, the delicacies that give it flavor and the precious “Ria” that gives the beauty to the capital of the Algarve. In this cultural tour you will also enjoy a variety of the characteristic flavors of the Algarve and the best wines that are produced there.
On the 4th day, the activities begin at Quinta de Tôr, located in the small village of Tôr, in the municipality of Loulé. Here, you will know the winemaking processes, history and enjoy the view under the Barrocal Algarve, in a serene, familiar and sharing environment. You will know Quinta da Tôr and taste the authentic Algarve flavors, in a tasting indicated for those who appreciate the taste of wood, where you will have available 4 premium wines with a 12-month stage in oak, accompanied by regional bread and homemade olive oil.
Just after lunch, it will be time to visit Quinta dos Vales - Wine Estate, located in the western Algarve, it is considered one of the best wineries in the region, with international recognition and visitors from various parts of the world. After a guided tasting of a single grape variety wines, you will enjoy a bottle blending workshop, where you will have the opportunity to create a wine tailored to your preferences, with the help of a team of winemakers. These will teach you how to distinguish the different grape varieties and offering advice on how to mix the wines in different combinations and proportions. In the end, you will bottle the wine, label it and seal it with a cork stopper, achieving the satisfaction of holding your own creation in your hands!
On the 5th and last day of activities you will visit Paxa Wines, located in Quinta do Outeiro, south of Silves, a historic city with extensive wine references. You will visit the estate, starting in the winery where the production processes of Paxa wines are revealed, as well as its history. There will follow a pleasant walk through the vineyard to the hill where the tasting room is located, inside a typical Algarve house, with more than 80 years. At the end of the visit you will enjoy a tasting of 3 premium wines, accompanied by fish pâtés, regional bread and olive oil.
The program will end on the 6th day, after breakfast and check-out of the hotel.
Discover Portugal by Wine!
- Wine and food experiences in Algarve renowned producers;
- 5 Nights of accommodation, on a double room, at Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa 5* Hotel;
- Wine tastings and Algarve cuisine;
- Workshop “Bottle Blending”;
- Private food and wine tour in Faro;
- Spa treatment at the hotel.
Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Nº of people
Minimum: 1 | Maximum: 2
Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa - R. Anneliese Pohl, 8400-450 Porches, Alporchinhos