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Porto global best of wine tourism 2019 goes to... The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites.
Porto and the Douro wine region have achieve more international recognition. The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites unanimously won one of the 10 awards given by the international competition Best of Wine Tourism, held this year in Adelaide, Australia.
The International Jury of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network has chosen The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites as the best accommodation among the finalists of the latest edition of Best Of Wine Tourism, that is designed to reward excellence in wine tourism in various categories. The announcement was made during the awards ceremony in the Australian Adelaide
The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites, is the world’s very first Branded Hostel celebrates one of the greatest Port Wine brands in the world, right on top of the river Douro, in one of Porto’s most iconic buildings.
First Branded Hostel in the world, considered by “The Guardian” as “one of the Ten Best New Luxury Hostels”.
Unique location inside the building bought by George Sandeman in 1811, which still today is used for aging Sandeman Porto Wine and welcomes more than 130.000 visitors from all over the world. Unique view to the Douro river and Oporto city most iconic buildings. High quality hospitality service.
43 king sized, custom designed single beds in 4 dorm rooms, and 12 suites decorated with original Sandeman artwork.
Several Port related experiences on offer: a traditional guided tour to the Port Wine Cellars, a late afternoon cocktail at the reception – bar, or dinner in the THE GEORGE RESTAURANT & TERRACE (presents a selection of typical flavors from the north of Portugal with contemporary twists, paired with the best Portuguese wines and a cocktail menu with original suggestions inspired by Port Wine).
The other winners Best of Wine Tourism 2019, Porto are:
Aneto & Table - Wine Tourism Restaurants
Cockburn's Port Cellars - Art & Culture
Churchill's Visitors Center - Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences
ecoTours Portugal - Wine Tourism Services
Quinta do Monte Travesso - Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices