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Taylor's Port

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Address: Rua do Choupelo 250, Porto 4400-088 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Phone Number: 351 22 374 2800
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Description: Taylor’s, accepted by most wine authorities to be the greatest of all port...
Taylor’s, accepted by most wine authorities to be the greatest of all port shippers, invites you to a pleasant and informative tour of its famous lodges at Vila Nova de Gaia. During the tour the visitor will be given the opportunity to learn about the fascinating history of Port wine, as well as that of the House of Taylor Fladgate making it one of the oldest Port companies.
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Great value for money

excellent staff, very knowledgeable and helpful. 3 glasses of Port for 5 euro! Classic location. Great history

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

excellent staff, very knowledgeable and helpful. 3 glasses of Port for 5 euro! Classic location. Great history

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Good welcome and very informative guide. Conclude with 2 glasses of port. Classy lounge. Tour is basic and simple.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great location at the top of the hill in Vila Novia de Gaia, there is not really much to see on the tour but the cellar where they mature the port is very impressive. It's basically £5 for a small tour and 3 different ports to try... An absolute bargain.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

It is a step walk up the hill from the riverfront, but worth the views when you get all the way up there. They charge a small amount for the tour and have English, Spanish and Portuguese versions; although you may run the chances that when you arrive they might not have more tours in your language, because it depends... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Perfect reception by the Maître, Bert good food AMD excellent advise in the wine choices for diner. Rounding of with a glas port and we were more the satisfied. Thanx for a lovely evening.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was the last place we visited. We took the tour. The guide was interesting and easy to understand. He was extremely knowledgeable and able to answer questions. The your was 45 minutes. English tours leave on the hour and included in the cost is a three port tasting. We enjoyed the tour and the port. This was the only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We ended up at Taylor's on the recommendation of a local as Taylor's was one of her two favorites. The tour and tasting were worth every bit of the 5E. Our guide provided great descriptions of the history, facilities, and process and she was able to answer everyone's questions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The tour of the Taylor winery, which has been family owned for centuries, is entertaining and informative. The tour includes background on making port, viewing of the caves where there are over 2500 barrels some several centuries old and a very informative tour including how each type of port is made, how to use it and how to store it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

For only 5 Euro you get the opportunity to taste 3 types of Porto (white, tawny10 and vintage) and a tour of 30 minutes. I learned quite a few things about Porto. Making photos was allowed. In the end you could enjoy the Porto at their terrace where you had an amazing view of Porto. It was really worth the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I've been drinking Taylor 10 year tawny for decades and having it here was great. They teach you a lot about wine and the food was some of the best we had in Porto ...

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