The real Lisbon wine escape…

Lisbon Wine Tasting (full-day)

65 €/pp

Group Tour from 2 to 8 people

Duration: 7 hours (9h – 16h)

A full day tour to visit two wineries at the Lisbon wine region (out of the beaten path), explore the vineyards, learn about wine making process and at the end of the visit taste 10 wines. In between the wineries we are having a delightful lunch at a an authentic portuguese restaurant. Along the way we are passing by the UNESCO World Heritage Mafra National Palace.

What's Included? (+)

– Pick up and drop off at a meeting point in Lisbon (Restauradores Square 58, in front of CTT shop)

– Transportation (9 seat van with AC and free wifi)

– 2 Wineries visit with full guidance

– Wine tasting (4 whites and 5 reds and 1 rosé)

– Snacks (nuts, cookies, jams, olive oil and bread)

– Water

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What to Expect (+)

Pick up and head west to the magnificent Adega Mãe, about 40 minutes from Lisbon. Beginning the tour with a visit to the beautiful vineyards and learn about the different wine varieties spreading along the hills and it’s individual characteristics. Afterwards you are going to learn about the process of making the wine and the magic happens in the Temple room, where the wine rests in wood barrels. Last but not least you are going to taste four wines (Two red and Two white) and be inebriated with it’s characteristics.

After the first wine experience at the magnificent Adega Mae, and because is lunch time we will lunch in a nearby typical restaurant, specialized in grilled sea food, for sure, it will be one fof the best food experiences of your whole trip. (Prices between 10-20 €/pp)

After lunch, we have a 30 min ride to the little village of Cheleiros, where we are going to visit our second winery of the day. Starting the visit with the history of the village and the importance of this wine project in this small comunity, after we continue with the wine process and finish at the barrels room (an ancient reconverted school). We finish with the tasting of 6 wines (3 reds and 3 whites) including the single variety Jampal, a unique grape in Portugal and in the world. The tasting is paired with home made bread and olive oil. We finish the visit with a little walk around the village and visiting the medieval bridge of Cheleiros, built upon an old roman bridge.

Palacio Nacional de Mafra is the biggest and more impressive baroque palace in Portugal, built by D. João V in the 18th century. An impressive sight, out of the touristic mainstream.

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-Tour available in Portuguese, English and Spanish