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Vinologia

Rua de Sao Joao, 46, Porto 4050-552, Portugal
936 057 340
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Ranked #32 of 823 Restaurants in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: Bar, Wine Bar
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Basel, Switzerland
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Forget the big Caves in Gaia's side of the river. I respect all of them, specially Noval. Vinologia is a small place and focus on Port wine. Very good and special ones. When I mean special doesn't mean the top ones in terms of price, but in terms of good quality, great cost/benefit and reasonable prices from excepcional small producers'... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Three of us headed to Vinologia to commence our journey into the fascinating world of Port. This cosy wine bar with it's friendly staff who speak brilliant English, as well as many other languages, was a delight. We chose a €20 tasting with which you receive 6 glasses of port to taste and 3 matching cheeses. Our waitress, Sophia was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It's a great place to drink quality porto. The bargirl is so friendly speak a perfect english and can tell u everything about what u're drinking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This place in the core of Porto is perfect for discovering everything Port wine has to offer, and it is plenty ! They offer a lot of tasting possibilities, from 10 to 100 euros and more. You can also have, for 2 extra euros, a taste of matching cheeses from Portugal. As a pure Frenchmen I find it a bit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you are looking for a restaurant, this place is mostly just for snacks between a glass or two or 11 of Port. If you are looking for Ports, this is THE place to visit. Staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. Custom menus also possible. By all means, visit while staying in Porto. :)

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Naoussa, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is definitely the best place to learn about Porto wines before you go visit anything else. The owner is very friendly and he gave us full info about everything that we wanted to visit. Here you can enjoy rare Porto wines, have a flight of a selection of different kinds of Porto's and also have some light food to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Many different types of Oporto to try accompanied with an expert explanation about the various nuances between them. Light cosy atmosphere, French inspired with friendly service and good prices. A 'must visit' even if you aren't a fan of Oporto wine. Hint: tell them about your preferences on wine, they'll surprise you :)

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed at The Guest House Douro right on the Douro River. Jaoa & Carmen sent us to Vinologia: La Maison des Portes. It's magical!! Located on the bottom floor of an old yellow building you might accidentally pass right by it is historic & intimate. Yes, you should visit the other side of the river & see all the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We spent a fantastic afternoon in Vinologia! Lots of excellent Ports from smaller producers and useful advise. We thus bought some bottles and it was promised that they will be shipped to us for which we paid an additional 40 EUR. One month, one phone call from our side and three emails (without any reply) later, we still wait for... More

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Vantaa, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

With these two experts we were lucky to get a fine tour to port-wine. They have different style tastings and we take 3 glasses 10 y tawny´s and 3 glasses 20 y tawny´s. An d these bottles was from those winemakers who want to make good port wine. All houses were one´s I´ve never heard, but still to taste -... More

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