Located in the Vinhos Verdes Region, Aveleda is an example of a successful Family business that has always dedicated its efforts to the production of high quality wines. For over 300 years, the successive generations of the Guedes family took care of the estate with the aim of preserving a common legacy. Alongside its selected vineyards, Aveleda estate combines colors and scents of history reflected in each details of the Park and Gardens where the nature is in harmony with the unique Architectural monuments, the Follies.
Quinta do Pégo is a modern 4-star countryside hotel and wine estate perched high on the banks of the Douro in the heart of Port wine country. Along with a traditionally warm Portuguese welcome, guests have a choice of 10 tastefully-furnished bedrooms, all with air-conditioning, phone, satellite TV, heated floor, mini-bar, hair dryer, complimentary water, courtesy order with Port wine, electronic key and desk. There's also a restaurant, bar and an outdoor pool with spectacular views.
Largo do Paço is a Michelin star restaurant with a unique but cosy environment and a professional team eager to satisfy. The cuisine is made of typical flavours with fresh products and seeks to balance the offer menus between traditional and contemporary, simple and sophisticated styles, always served with best wine of its winery selection. It also devotes efforts to highlight its Portuguese roots.Largo do Paço is in Casa da Calçada, an extraordinary boutique hotel, member of Relais & Châteaux
Enoteca Douro–Quinta da Avessada is located in Favaios, in the heart of Douro Region, a World Heritage site by UNESCO. It was built a century ago, preserves its oldest tradition, but also a developed and interactive technological system, having robots for a better perception about winemaking, a project unique in Europe.Each visitor is a friend, and its visitors are offered different kinds of Port Wine, and also Moscatel from Favaios, the treasure of the Region.
The DOC is the great restaurant of the Douro, at regional and national level, integrating the main gastronomic guide of the country, the newspaper Expresso. It works in a building and a stunning setting and has a capacity of about 65 people, not counting the terrace lounge. Offers a catering service and has served the most important culinary and wine events. Rui Paula is the chef and owner and a practicing ethnic cuisine with a strong emotional connection to wine.
A Quinta do Portal é uma empresa familiar portuguesa, que abraçou com toda a paixão o conceito de “Boutique Winery”, dedicando-se à produção de vinhos DOC Douro, Vinhos do Porto de categorias especiais e Moscatel. Como membro fundador da Rota do Vinho do Porto, é com satisfação que recebem visitantes nas suas instalações, onde os vinhos podem ser degustados enquanto se desfruta da magnífica paisagem do Vale do Pinhão. As Caves, desenhadas pelo arquiteto Álvaro Siza (prémio Pritzker), receberam o prémio “Arquitectura do Douro".
Quinta do Portal is a familiar Portuguese company, which has passionately embraced the concept of “Boutique Winery”, producing Douro, Port and Moscat wines. As founder members of the Port Wine Route, we are delighted to receive visitors in our facilities, where you can taste our wines while enjoying the magnificent landscape of the Pinhão Valley. The Cellars were designed by Alvaro Siza (Pritzker award) and won the prize “Douro Architecture”. Adding to this unique experience of visiting our cellars, you can also stay the night “Casa das Pipas” , awarded Best of Wine Tourism in 2007.
O Solar de Merufe, integrado numa quinta do Norte de Portugal, datada do século XV, dedica-se ao enoturismo, sendo produtor de várias marcas de vinho. A tradição na produção de vinhos dura há séculos e, atualmente, o objetivo principal é a criação de produtos autênticos baseados em sistemas biológicos. O Solar produz vinhos de reserva, vinhos espumantes, de colheita tardia e vinagres balsâmicos, em total respeito pela riqueza e natureza paisagística da região dos Vinhos Verdes.
The Solar de Merufe is a typical manor house of the North of Portugal which dates back to the 15th century. The tradition of wine making lasts for centuries and, in modern times, the prime goal has been the creation of authentic products based in biological systems. The Solar produces reserve wines, sparkling wines, late harvest and balsamic vinegars, in total respect for the rich botanical environment and nature of the Vinhos Verdes wine region.
O impacto sentido pelos visitantes no momento da sua chegada à Casa Semarkinhas é de um cenário absolutamente notável sobre o rio Douro. O perfume das vinhas e a beleza da paisagem inundam os sentidos. A casa oferece 3 quartos para 6 pessoas, uma sala comum com fogão de sala e TV satélite, assim como uma cozinha totalmente equipada. No exterior, um pátio com terraço e uma piscina panorâmica que permite aos clientes desfrutar da vista deslumbrante sobre o rio Douro. Os visitantes podem usufruir do silêncio num inesquecível momento de paz e tranquilidade.