Porto Tasty: 3 wineries you must visit in Douro

3 wineries you must visit in Douro

Porto is a city not only gastronomic, if not also a wine region. In 2016, Portugal was recognized as one of the best countries for production and culture of wine by the institute Wine Spectator.

There is no question that the city of Porto, situated alongside the river Douro, has an ideal land for wine production. Porto Tasty recommends visiting the city's wineries.

You can travel along the river Douro by boat and disembark at some of the most emblematic places that produce the Port and Douro Wine. 

Quinta do Vallado

A fancy farmhouse from the 18th century along the river Corgo has been restored to a beautiful touristic complex. The purpose is to make a wine-making resort to carry out all kinds of activities such as visiting the winery, strolling through the vineyards, boat excursions. Porto Tasty recommends the DOC restaurant, ideal to match your wines.

Quinta do Portal

At Quinta do Portal is located Casa das Pipas, where you can enjoy not only the mountains of the Douro, but also the elaboration of Douro, Port and Moscatel wines. This touristic complex is located in one of the tributaries of the Douro: the Pinhão river. The architect Álvaro Siza (Pritzker prize 1992) was in charge of designing a house around the vineyards. We invite you to try the Bacalhau Assado & Portal that the Chef Milton Ferreira elaborates in this property. Matching with one of Port's wine produced there: Fine White. A gold medal awarded wine.

Six Senses Douro Valley

A 19th century house of Quinta do Vale Quinta do Vale. Once restored, the house offers up to fifty rooms, twenty-one gardens and vineyard villages. The most impressive is the landscape of the river flow below the mountains. In addition to offering spa and various sports, you will find everything about wine: wine cellars, tours and excursions.

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