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Classic Wine Tasting In Quinta De Santa Cristina In Vinho Verde Region

★★★★★ 5 / 5 3 Reviews
Discover Quinta de Santa Cristina through a 2-hour guided tour. Enjoy a walk through the vineyards to the winery. In the winery, learn all about the winemaking process of Vinho Verde. Taste 3 Quinta de Santa Cristina wines and some regional products. Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)
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Quinta de Santa Cristina, a secular family estate, is part of the Demarcated Region of Vinho Verde (in the northwest of Portugal), one of the largest and the oldest demarcated regions in the world and where is produced a wine with unique characteristics.

It is located in Celorico de Basto, 45 minutes away from Porto or from Braga, by car, enjoying good access. You can chose start your tour at 11:00 am or 3:00 pm, at the estate.

The visit, always in small-groups and guided by a person from the estate, begins with the explanation of the history of the Vinho Verde wine and Quinta de Santa Cristina.

Then there is a short walk (about 1km) through the vineyards surrounding the winery, allowing to observe the characteristics of the grape varieties, soil, irrigation and winegrowing process. It also includes a visit to the camellias’ garden.

The visit continues in the winery, built in 2012, discovering the secrets of the Vinho Verde wine production. You will get to know the grape reception area, presses/traditional stone tanks called “lagares” area, where the red grapes are stomped by feet, vat and fermentation area, ending in the bottling and labelling area.

At the end, there is a visit to the wine shop and the tasting room, where the visitor will have the opportunity to taste 3 wines accompanied by regional products: corn bread, smoked ham, pork meat made with red wine, sheep cheese and a jam made with sparkling wine. The wine tasting will be complemented with a short explanation of the aromas and flavors of the tasted wines. If the weather is good, this wine tasting occurs on the terrace, overlooking the vineyards and the mountains of Marão and Alvão – a stunning view. Come check this and discover this unique wine in the World!

In the end, you can buy wines and regional products in our shop and we offer you a souvenir so you never forget of the Vinho Verde Quinta de Santa Cristina and the good memories you have created here!

- What Will You Do

- Guided tour through the surrounding vineyards.
- Visit to the wine cellar: grapes reception area, presses/stone tanks area, vat and fermentation area, bottling and labelling area.
- Tasting of 3 Quinta Santa Cristina wines paired with some regional products (typical bread, smoked ham, pork sausage, sheep cheese with olive oil and herbs, jam and marinated olives).

- What To Expect

- Visit for small groups.
- Local guide.
- Meet a unique region and wine in the World.
- Enjoy some of the regional products of Minho.

- What Is Included

- Walking tour through the vineyards.
- Guided visit to the winery.
- Wine tasting of 3 wines.
- Regional products tasting.
- A souvenir from Quinta de Santa Cristina.
- Parking.
- Free Wi-Fi.

- What Is Not Included

- Gratuities (optional).
- Transportation to/from Quinta de Santa Cristina.

Customer Reviews (3 reviews)

★★★★★ Reviewed by Sérgio on 2018-09-12
Fantástico acolhimento pelo excelente staff, instalações modernas e elegantes, grandes vistas, quinta muito bonita que produz excelentes vinhos verdes.

★★★★★ Reviewed by Rita on 2018-03-29
Um lugar fantástico para se estar próximo da natureza e aprender mais sobre vinhos verdes

★★★★★ Reviewed by Pepe on 2017-01-21
Tive o prazer de conhecer e ser acompanhado pela Liliana Pereira e gostei de tudo, desde a simpatia da Liliana, as vistas, a sequência da visita muito bem estruturada, e a qualidade dos vinhos excelente. Recomendo e irei voltar certamente!

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Price per person:
- Child (6 to 17): 6.00 
- Adult (18 to 99): 15.00 

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- Duration: 2 hours
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Celorico de Basto
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