In this luxury wine and food break, designed by Portugal by Wine, we invite you to come, relax and enjoy the Lisbon & Tejo Wine Regions.
The 5-night program includes a stay in a 4-star Wine Hotel, and visits with wine tasting in emblematic wineries in these regions, having in 3, meals with wine pairing.
The accommodation will be at the Wine Hotel da Quinta da Lapa 4*, located in the municipality of Azambuja, where you can experience a real rural getaway, always accompanied by the best wines. In Quinta da Lapa the environment refers to the user-friendliness or the pleasure of sharing a wine, of living the moment without hours, in a distant place and at the same time, two steps from the great city of Lisbon. And speaking of wine, a true experience of wine tourism would not be complete without its historical component and also in this context Quinta da Lapa has much to offer, because it has more than 300 years of tradition of producing high quality wines. Here are gathered the ingredients, so you can enjoy a memorable experience of wine tourism, in a unique place, a safe haven in the backwater of the Ribatejo hills.
During the program, you will enjoy some wine tourism activities, in Wine Estates near your accommodation.
On the first day, you will visit Quinta da Lapa, on a guided tour in the vineyard and winery, with tasting of wines and regional products (bread, cheeses and cured meats). At the end of the day you will have a regional dinner, paired with Quinta da Lapa selected wines.
On the 2nd day of the program, you will visit Quinta do Porto Nogueira, dated back to the first half of the 18th century and always been owned by the same family. Since 2004 it is a Casa Romana Vini. The vineyard has been the main crop of Quinta do Porto Nogueira since 1738, where the vines extended through the valleys and plains there. You will take part in a guided tour of the facilities and winery, which will allow you to get to know all the stages of transformation, from the vineyard to the bottle. At the end, in the tasting room, with the watching of a short film, a wine and gastronomic tasting will follow, involving a tasting of wines and a paired lunch.
After lunch, you will visit Quinta do Gradil, considered one of the oldest, if not the oldest Estate in the municipality of Cadaval, in Lisbon. Has a strong wine tradition that lasts for centuries. The property consists of a noble chapel, ornamented by an artistically decorated turret, a housing estate, a winery and an agricultural area of 200 hectares, occupied with wine and fruit productions. Here you will enjoy a wine tasting.
On the 3rd day of the program, the morning will be spent at Quinta da Chocapalha where agriculture is seen as an activity of great nobility. The visit will begin with a short walk through the vineyards, where the story of the Tavares da Silva family will be told and where the viticulture process will be explained. Passing through the cellar and the barrel room, where the winemaking process will be explained. Finally, a tasting of wines, accompanied by cheeses, cured meats and toasts, and a typical lunch, a great opportunity to taste the local wines.
After lunch, you will visit Quinta do Monte d'Oiro, known, since the 19th century, as a privileged terroir, where clay-limestone soils, Mediterranean microclimate with Atlantic influence and wind blowing permanently give the wines a great freshness, elegance and balance. The visit will begin in the vineyard, then through the winery and will end in the tasting room, where the wine tasting will take place, overlooking the cellar of the barrels where the red wines of the property are aged. The tasting of wines, will be followed by cheeses and regional cured meats.
On the 4th day, you will visit Manzwine, a project based on the historical and wine recovery of the village of Cheleiros, as well as the recovery of the Jampal grape variety, a Portuguese grape, almost extinct, from which they make the only wine in the world 100% Jampal. You will be welcomed at the Old Wine press/ wine shop, starting the visit with a historical setting. Following, is the visit to the museum, where there is an explanation about the Terroir and its influence on the characteristics of the wine. The visit continues in the cellar and the Old School / Barrels Room. The visit ends with the guided and commented tasting of Premium wines, accompanied by Mafra Bread and extra virgin olive oil.
During the afternoon, you will visit Quinta da Almiara, located in a place of high scenic beauty, in the parish of S. Mamede da Ventosa, municipality of Torres Vedras. You will have the opportunity to visit the facilities (Adega Velha, Adega Nova and events area) and finish with a tasting of wines.
On the 5th and last day of activities, you will visit Quinta do Sanguinhal. Founded in 1926 by Abel Pereira da Fonseca, it is dedicated to the exploration of 3 wine estates in the Demarcated Region of Óbidos. You will know the wine estate on a guided tour, as well as the gardens and vineyards. You will visit the former distillery fully recovered, the old press with stick and spindle, dating from 1871 and the ageing basement with 36 barrels. The visit will end with a commented tasting of wines, accompanied by toasts, regional cheese and mini cream pastries.
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 Lisbon and Tejo renowned producers;
- 5 Nights of accommodation, on a double room, at Wine Hotel da Quinta da Lapa 4*;
- Visits with wine tastings at wineries;
- 3 Meals in Wine Estates.