Wineries to visit Douro Valley
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More information on Douro Valley
Douro Valley is a region located in northern Portugal, known for its scenic landscapes and rich history in wine production. The valley is home to many vineyards, wineries, and terraced hills that overlook the Douro River. This region has been producing wine for centuries, and it's no wonder that it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Douro Valley is also extremely famous for high-quality wine tastings and wine tours.
Douro Valley is the perfect destination for wine enthusiasts who want to experience a unique wine culture. One of the most popular activities in the region is wine tasting, where visitors can sample the region's most famous wines such as Port, Moscatel, and Douro DOC. Many wineries in the region offer wine tours, which include a visit to the vineyards and cellars, a tasting of their best wines, and an educational session on the wine-making process.
Which food to taste in Douro Valley?
Aside from wine and wine tastings, Douro Valley is also known for its unique cuisine, with many dishes made with local ingredients. The region is particularly famous for its meat dishes, including roasted lamb and pork, which pairs well with the region's red wines. Other popular dishes include codfish and seafood stews, which go well with white wines.
Which wines to taste in Douro Valley?
The main grape varieties used to make wine in Douro Valley are Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, and Tinto Cão. These grapes are typically used in the production of Port wine but are also used to create the region's DOC wines. The grapes are grown on the terraced hillsides along the Douro River, which creates a unique microclimate that contributes to the distinctive taste of the wines. You will for sure have plenty of occasions to do a wine tasting with these amazing wines.
Which is the best season to visit Douro Valley?
The best time to visit Douro Valley, visit wineries, and have a wine tasting is between April and October when the weather is warm and dry. This season provides perfect conditions for exploring the region's vineyards and wineries, as well as the stunning scenery that surrounds the valley. During the harvest season in September, visitors can also witness the grape-picking and wine-making process.
What things to do in Douro Valley?
Aside from wine tasting and vineyard tours, Douro Valley has many attractions and activities that visitors can enjoy. One of the most popular activities is a scenic river cruise along the Douro River, which offers breathtaking views of the valley. Visitors can also explore the nearby towns and villages, such as Peso da Régua, which is known for its historic train station, or Pinhão, which is famous for its wine estates and stunning landscapes. Other popular activities include hiking, cycling, and hot air balloon rides.
Which wineries to visit in Douro Valley?
Up above you have the complete list of wineries to visit in Douro Valley. Here is, anyway, the list of the top wineries to visit in Douro Valley::
- Mãos e Irmãos
- Quinta dos Avidagos
- Quinta da Avessada
- Wine & Soul
- Espaço Porto Cruz
- Quinta de Ventozelo
- Lavradores de Feitoria Vinhos de Quinta, SA
Where to do wine tastings in Douro Valley?
These are perfect wine tastings to book in Douro Valley:
- Discovery: Port Wine Tasting at Espaço Porto Cruz
- Wine Tasting with a view of the Douro Valley at Quinta dos Avidagos
- Guided Tour & Tasting of 3 Port Wines at Poças Wine Cellar
- Origins of Flavor: Port Wine Tasing at Espaço Porto Cruz
- Guided Tour & Tasting of 2 DOC Douro & 2 Ports at Poças Wine Cellar
- A(l)titude Douro Wine Tasting at Mãos e Irmãos
- Guided Tour and Golden Years Tasting with Cheeses at Poças
- Douro Wine Tasting at Mãos e Irmãos