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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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We took the 18:30 tour because as well as a tour of the establishment it included a port wine tasting and a Fado performance. The tour went well, it was very informative... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
ishmael P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We took the 18:30 tour because as well as a tour of the establishment it included a port wine tasting and a Fado performance. The tour went well, it was very informative. Everything was explained well by our English speaking guide. Our group was the last to arrive in the tasting hall where we sat on long tables to sample... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was part of a combined ticket with the Yellow Bus and River Cruise. We were lucky and arrived about 13.30 to be told the next English tour was 15.00 so we went for lunch and returned at 15.00. The tour guide was very good and gave us plenty of port facts in an entertaining way. The tasting of two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Our guide was a funny Spanish guy who explained how Porto wine is made, a bit of history and a good experience. At the end we had the tasting (1 white 1 red). Excellent wine and the guide was also very helpful when we asked for some suggestions about which wines to buy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I am a Port wine lover and my desire to know more about port wine took me to Porto on the mouth of the river Douro, one of major river of the Iberian peninsula. Porto traditionally has been hub for export of wines from Douro Valley to rest of the World. The Calem Wine Cellar tour was part of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Not sure if this is the real thing but the guide provided some very useful facts about the growing and processing of the grapes for the port

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The tour is only 6Euro and it was part of my bus ticket, make sure you go in and find out when your language tour is on. English was just twice per day. The tours was interesting, but the 2 ports we tasted were not particularly nice. I would have picked this tasting even if i hadn't have had it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We had tickets to Calem as part of a package (sightseeing bus and river cruise also included - the blue bus was great but the river cruise was only ok). Word of advice - check the times of the tour in your language; we called by in the morning and there was no English tour scheduled till 2.30 and later,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The tour of the cellar was very interesting and informative. The tasting at the end was generous and I liked to white port so much I bought some to bring home

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We went on the half hour English speaking tour: good info and all the essentials of port winemaking. Basic tasting at the end: cheap white and red port. Tip: pay to taste the good stuff. You may find something you really like and want to buy...

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Campbell, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

While we were part of larger group, the tour guide made sure that everyone was in range of her voice. She spoke great English. When we got to the large tasting room, the 2 ports were ready for us to taste. It was clear that more tastings were available for more money. We made a decision to purchase a few... More 

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Address: Av. Diogo Leite 26, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
Phone Number: 00 351 22 374 6660
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia

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