Northern Lisbon Wine Tasting
In order to restore wine activity to the region, the producers use traditional Portuguese grape varieties. Such as the unique Jampal grapes, that produce a white wine thought to be extinct. Taste 6 wines from different regions, that range from Lisbon to the Douro and Península de Setúbal wine region. Furthermore, sample local olive oils and traditional bread along the way. Continue to the Quinta da Murta in Bucelas, to discover the “Prince of Portuguese Wine.” Savor the famous dry white wine produced from the Arinto grape. It was firstly introduced to the region by the Romans, over 2,000 years ago. For many centuries, it was the only white wine produced in Portugal. Taste 3 different wines from this region. Finally hear how the Portuguese sailors of Vasco de Gama’s flagship “São Gabriel”, enjoyed a great Bucelas wine following their return to Lisbon after discovering the trade routes to India. Take advantage of this private tour visiting historic sites. Stroll in the vineyards or just soaking up the country charm of Portugal’s rural towns. Finish the day with a relaxing return transfer to Lisbon.
Highlights: “Prince of Portuguese Wines”, sampling of a variety of Portuguese wines, local breads and olive oils, picturesque villages and vineyards in the north of Lisbon.
Departure: daily. Includes: pick-up and drop off at a hotel or cruise port in Lisbon, private guide, entrance fees, transportation by air-conditioned car or van, wine tasting. Minimum 2 people.