Delight inside rich flavors of Portugal’s finest Porto wines, marvel at views over Porto and explore historic cellars with this charming 225-year-old port lodge. Taste exquisite Porto wine at Portugal’s Sandeman Cellars about the beautiful Douro River. Enjoy an enlightening tour of historic pinewood cellars and gaze on the UNESCO site of Porto using this expansive winery.
Porto is a Portuguese distilled wine made exclusively inside the scenic Douro Valley of northern Portugal. Learn about the ravages of time of Porto’s wines within these historic surroundings, by choosing from three enjoyable tours of the Sandeman Cellars, established in 1790.
On the Classic Tour, follow winding corridors with the cellars and acquire local information about Porto’s background and its wines. Savor the pleasant aromas drifting on the wooden vats that line the cellars’ walls. As the visit ends in the spacious tasting room, sample rich ruby and tawny Portos within a traditional atmosphere amid dark oak barrels.
For a lengthier visit, acquire more in depth Porto wine knowledge about the 1790s tour. Indulge in a rigorous wine-tasting session and have the sweet, full-bodied flavors of five unique ports. Alternatively, book the luxurious Old Tawnies Tour to attempt 10-, 20-, 30- and 40-year-old Portos being a spectrum of precious wines are outlined before you. Tours can be bought in several languages with friendly, animated and knowledgeable guides.
Enjoy their captivating “Don” costumes of black capes and wide-brimmed hats similar to Spanish caballeros. During wine tastings, the seasoned team of winemakers can answer any queries. After your tour, go to on-site museum for the interesting good the brand, when you amble via an exhibit of photography, paintings, ceramics, antique bottles and also other memorabilia collected throughout the centuries. Afterward, relax beyond the cellars with tapas and wine pairings and admire views within the colorful town of Porto.
From Porto’s Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, please take a 20-minute taxi ride instantly to Sandeman Cellars. If you are remaining in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia, walk a scenic 30-minute route on the city center. Whether or you cannot you are a wine connoisseur, experience the visit to Sandeman Cellars and explore this heritage landmark which consists of impressive views over Porto and a lot of gallons of tasty Porto wine.