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Wine Tour and 3 Wines Tasting at Quinta de Santa Cristina Wine Estate

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    Stop At: Quinta de Santa Cristina, Rua de Santa Cristina, 80 Veade, Celorico de Basto 4890-587 Portugal

    The Quinta de Santa Cristina, a secular family estate, is part of the Demarcated Region of Vinho Verde (in the northwest of Portugal), one of the largest and oldest demarcated regions in the world and where is produced a wine with unique characteristics.

    It is located in Celorico de Basto, 45 minutes away from Porto or from Braga, by car, enjoying good access. You can chose start your wine tour at 11:00 am or 3:00 pm at the estate.

    The visit, always in small-groups and guided by a person from the estate, begins with the explanation of the history of Vinho Verde and Quinta de Santa Cristina.

    Then there is a short walk (about 1km) that includes a passage through the vineyards surrounding the winery, allowing to observe the characteristics of the grape varieties, soils, irrigation and winegrowing process. It also includes a visit to the camellias' garden and to the chapel of Santa Cristina.

    The visit continues in the winery, built in 2012, discovering the secrets of the Vinho Verde production. You will get to know the grape reception area, presses area, traditional stone tanks called “lagares”, where the red grapes are foot treading, vat and fermentation area, wine cellar of sparkling wine, ending in the bottling area.

    At the end, there is a visit to the wine shop and the tasting room, where the visitor will have the opportunity to taste 3 wines accompanied by regional products: corn bread, smoked ham, pork meat made with red wine, sheep cheese and a jam made with sparkling wine. The wine tasting will be complemented with a short explanation of the aromas and flavors of the tasted wines. If the weather is good, this wine tasting occurs on the terrace, overlooking the vineyards and the mountains of Marão and Alvão - a stunning view. Come check this and discover this unique wine in the World!

    In the end, you can buy wines and regional products in our shop and we offer you a souvenir so you never forget of the Vinho Verde Quinta de Santa Cristina and the good memories you will create here!

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Departure Point
    Quinta de Santa Cristina - Vinhos e Enoturismo, Rua de Santa Cristina, 80, Veade, 4890-573 Celorico de Basto, Portugal
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Walking tour through the vineyards
    • Visit to the winery
    • 3 wines tasting
    • Snacks - regional products tasting
    • A souvenir from Quinta de Santa Cristina
    • Parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Entry/Admission - Quinta de Santa Cristina
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We took a basic wine tour and tasting with Sophia; the tour of the winery was pleasant and informative, the tasting was fantastic, especially the tapas plate which was delicious. What really elevated the tour though was the vivid scenery and Sophia who was very warm, she also
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    Response from QuintadeSC, Wine Tourism at Wine Tour and 3 Wines Tasting at Quinta de Santa Cristina Wine Estate
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear 94roni, Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure to receive you at Quinta de Santa Cristina. Thank you. See you next time! Best regards, Sofia Teixeira
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    Sophia our guide was extremely friendly, patient and knowledgeable. A lovely family run business who care passionately about their vineyard and wines. Fantastic views of the Vino Verde region. Lovely wine tasting and tapas too. Would definitely recommend this trip. Make sure
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    Response from QuintadeSC, Wine Tourism at Wine Tour and 3 Wines Tasting at Quinta de Santa Cristina Wine Estate
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Dear DMCBMC, Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure to have you at Quinta de Santa Cristina. Thank you. See you next time! Best regards, Sofia Teixeira
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    Very very nice visit ! We felt really welcome although it was a busy day. The visit of the vineyard and the company was 👍. Soo clean! After the visit, we got to taste the wines and got a nice tapas plate. Visit to remember!
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    Response from QuintadeSC, Wine Tourism at Wine Tour and 3 Wines Tasting at Quinta de Santa Cristina Wine Estate
    Responded Sep 8, 2019
    Dear Inata1972, Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to receive you at Quinta de Santa Cristina. See you next time! Best regards, Sofia Teixeira
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    Francisco was very Nice. The visit was also very good. Technically very interesting. The view is wonderful! Take the time to make this tour. The visit is worth the trip!
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    Response from QuintadeSC, Wine Tourism at Wine Tour and 3 Wines Tasting at Quinta de Santa Cristina Wine Estate
    Responded Aug 18, 2019
    Dear JoaoGraf, Thank you very much for your review. It was a pleasure to receive you at Quinta de Santa Cristina. Thank you. See you next time! Sofia Teixeira
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