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Address: Av. Diogo Leite 26, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
Phone Number: 00 351 22 374 6660
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Cellartour, tasting and fado concert!

You can combine all these three things in Calem! Cellartour was short but you will get basic information concerning Port wine. Fado concert after that was great!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Vantaa, Finland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

You can combine all these three things in Calem! Cellartour was short but you will get basic information concerning Port wine. Fado concert after that was great!

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Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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54 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We go for a Portuguese visit in the cellar, because we don't want to wait for the English one. The visit was short and fast, I have no time to take photos in the cellar. The wine was average, don't like so much, but some of the tourists leave their wine in the glass, than I think, it is not... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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155 reviews 155 reviews
99 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you're a foreign tourist (as I will assume if you're reading this in English) who's not knowledgeable about wine or Port I think it's a good tour - very minimalist, approaching only the most important aspects of Port Wine and it's production, does not give you time to get bored. If you're portuguese or a wine enthusiast with some... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great tour with a very knowledgeable tour guide. Wish the "museum" section was in English. Very nice layout and tour of the caves and ended with a nice tasting of two types of Port. Very good experience.

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Cahors
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I can only compare this tour with those I have made at other similar high profile regions like Champagne and Cognac and this was the only cellar we visited in Vila Nova (although we had a good tasting at Kopke port boutique a few metres away. As with all these things, experiences are personal. Whether the fact we were visiting... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Living in Australia near the Hunter Valley, a large wine producing area we have been to several wineries and done many tastings so we didn't expect anything particularly different from what we'd already experienced. We were very pleasantly surprised - tours are run in various languages throughout the day and it's worth ensuring you go on one in a language... More 

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Papendrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I have currently visited 3 different port wine cellars and did a tasting at a fourth, and this is most definitely my favourite. Of course preference in flavour of port wine is a personal thing so I do advise to try different cellars, but I'd advise this one the most. Our tour guide was very enthusiastic and spoke clear English.... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My husband was in the wine business for more than 20 years, so I've toured dozens of wineries and seen my share of stainless steel fermenting tanks and oak barrels. This tour is mercifully short and to the point with some well-done visual aids. The two included samples were fine but nothing special. A decent intro for the not really... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We enjoyed our tour of Calem. The tour guide took us through a history of Port wines and how you are supposed to drink it. At the end of the tour, there is a tasting of the white and tawny wines. Both are very good. Would have loved to have bought a shirt in addition to buying the various wines.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Good tour very informative, the White port was very very nice and we had to buy a bottle to enjoy later.

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