6 hours, Start: 09:00
Deutsch, English, Español, Português
Tantalize your taste buds on this private guided Setúbal region wine trip from Lisbon. You will stop in three of the region’s cellars, tasting up to 10 different wines. Besides that, you also will taste fine traditional locally produced products, and marvel at the spectacular mountain scenery. Enjoy this day with us.
On this full-day tour, you will travel first to Azeitão, an area that is well known for its wines and cheese. On the way there, we will pass Lisbon´s old bridge. Our "Golden Gate". Reaching the Setúbal Wine Region, you will visit some of the region’s top wine cellars and taste fine wines and other produces.
One of the wineries you will visit is Quinta de Alcube. A wine cellar owned by a family for over a century (since 1913). It is a traditional cellar, that produces up to 350,000 litters per year. Here you will be able to taste 4 of their wines and understand how wine is done and their philosophy. Their wines are sold only directly to customers, making it difficult to find in shops.
Another stop will be at the renowned wine cellars of José Maria da Fonseca, where you will learn about the winery’s history, since 1834, and sample 2 of its wines. This is one of the oldest wineries in Portugal, and the oldest of the region. Inside you will see the oldest wine collection of Portugal (Fortified Wine). Also here, they have the oldest cellar/brand that is 160 yrs old, and where they used unique handmade mahogany barrels that have a capacity of up to 20.000 liters.
Your third and final experience, will be in the old village of Palmela. Here you will taste up to 5 more wines, in the “Mother House” of this wine region, where you can see and taste, what most of the 21 different wineries in this region produce.You will also sample some traditional local produced cheese, bread and other goods.
In addition to all the tastings, you will marvel at the views of the Arrábida Natural Park, mountain range and its history.