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Vinho Verde Region: Premium Wine Tasting In Quinta De Santa Cristina

On a 2-hour guided wine tour, discover Quinta de Santa Cristina, located in the Demarcated Region of Vinho Verde. Enjoy a tour through the surrounding vineyards to the winery. In the winery, learn all about the Vinho Verde winemaking process. Then, taste 5 Quinta de Santa Cristina wines paired with a gourmet products board. 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 Braga, by car, enjoying good access. You can chose start your wine 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 Vinho Verde 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, soils, 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 area/traditional stone tanks called “lagares”, where the red grapes are foot treading, vat and fermentation area, ending in the bottling 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 5 wines paired by gourmet products: bread, olive oil, honey, Bísaro pork loin sausage, jam and Terrincho Velho DOP sheep cheese. 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 the Vinho Verde Quinta de Santa Cristina and the good memories you have createed here!

- What Will You Do

- Guided tour to the vineyards.
- Visit to the winery: grapes reception area, press/stone tanks area, ​​vats and fermentation area, bottling and labelling area.
- Tasting of 5 Quinta de Santa Cristina wines.
- Tasting of gourmet products (bread, olive oil honey, Bísaro pork loin sausage and Terrincho Velho DOP sheep cheese).

- What To Expect

- Small-group tour.
- Local guide.
- Get to know a unique wine region and wine in the world.
- Taste gourmet products.

- What Is Included

- Walking tour through the vineyards.
- Guided visit to the winery.
- 5 wines tasting.
- Gourmet 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.

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Pricing

Price per person:
- Child (7 to 17): 6.00 
- Adult (18 to 99): 33.00 

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- Duration: 2 hours
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Celorico de Basto
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