In this luxury, wine and food break, designed by Portugal by Wine, we invite you to relax and enjoy the Vinhos Verdes Wine Region.
The 5-night program includes a 4* hotel stay and wine and food experiences in 4 wineries in the region.
The accommodation will be at Monverde Wine Experience Hotel 4*, located among the berries and vineyards of Quinta da Lixa. You will enjoy a concept that involves connecting the accommodation to the exploration and production of wine, promoting direct contact with the cultural and landscape heritage of the surroundings. You will enjoy great comfort and a view of the vineyard or terrace, and enjoy total relaxation in contact with nature. On the first day you will participate in a Quinta da Lixa wine tasting, accompanied by regional tapas, to be held at the hotel. At the end of the 1st day, you will enjoy a dinner for 2, suggested by the Chef, in the hotel's restaurant.
On the 2nd day you will visit and have lunch at Quinta da Aveleda, a family business that, since 1870, has been dedicated to the production of wines whose quality is recognized worldwide. In addition to its important architectural heritage, Quinta da Aveleda is also renowned for its grand gardens, right in the heart of the Vinhos Verdes region, where the vegetation has been blooming for over two hundred years, in full harmony with the surrounding vineyard. You will visit Quinta da Aveleda, on a guided tour of the facilities, old winery and gardens, which will culminate in the tasting of a traditional menu with Aveleda wines.
In the afternoon you will visit Quinta de Santa Teresa (A&D Wines), located in Loivos da Ribeira, Baião. Distributed throughout the property are gardens, lakes, swimming pool and forest that present us with numerous pleasant spaces, of great beauty. On the guided tour to Quinta de Santa Teresa will contain with the presentation of the estate, its terroir and history, the agricultural and wine methods used, followed by an autonomous visit through the facilities, following the indications of a map, with all the information of the route. At the end of the visit, you will enjoy a commented tasting of 4 A&D Wines.
On the 3rd day of activities you will visit Quinta Santa Cristina, located in Celorico de Basto and with 60 hectares between vineyard and forest, is inserted in an area of excellence for the production of genuine Vinhos Verdes, enjoying a unique environment between the mountains of Fafe, Marão, Alvão and Cabreira, and the right bank of the River Tâmega, inviting to the quiet and harmony between wines and nature. You will visit the vineyards and the winery and enjoy a tasting of 3 Quinta Santa Cristina wines, accompanied by regional products.
Lunch will be at the Largo do Paço restaurant, in Amarante, integrated in the Hotel Casa da Calçada and awarded with a Michelin star.
On the 4th day of the program you will visit Quinta das Arcas, in Valongo, where you will know, on a guided tour, the vineyards, the processes of creating the wines that will end with a tasting of Vinho Verde (Alvarinho), 2 Alentejo wines (DOC and Reserve), cheese board and olive oil.
On the 5th and last day of activities, you will enjoy a wellness treatment at the hotel's Spa and, during the afternoon, you will participate in the wine experience for 1 day, a practical and very interactive activity that enhances the knowledge of the grape varieties and their contribution in the production of Vinhos Verdes. The result will be the creation of the lot itself and the memory of the wine with the signature of the visitor.
The program will be on the 6th day after breakfast and check out of the hotel.
Discover Portugal by Wine!
- Wine experiences in renowned Vinhos Verde producers;
- 5 Nights of accommodation, in a double room, at Monverde Wine Experience Hotel 4*;
- Visits with wine tastings in 5 wineries in Vinhos Verdes region;
- 1 Meal paired with wines in a Wine Estate, 1 in a Michelin star restaurant and 1 at the hotel.