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Quinta da Aveleda

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A Beautiful Estate

This was a sixth generation winery which also produced cheeses. We focused on the 25-acre private... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Diego, California
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must do if you love gardens

We did a lunch and garden tour and it was wonderful. The gardens are amazing and the luncheon on... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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N0 2 Rua da Aveleda, Penafiel 4560-570, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a sixth generation winery which also produced cheeses. We focused on the 25-acre private gardens, dotted with outbuildings, ponds, and exotic plant life collected over 6 generations. Our guide worked at the Quinta, and was very knowledgeable about its inner-workings. We even ran...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

We did a lunch and garden tour and it was wonderful. The gardens are amazing and the luncheon on the balcony overlooking the vineyards was very charming.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mfctennis
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We were fortunate to visit the Quinta da Aveleda Vineyard in the Vinho Verde region (Penefiel near Porto, Portugal, and we were even more fortunate to have Kristina as our hostess and tour guide – she was awesome! Despite feeling a bit under the weather,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vince O
Reviewed October 20, 2018

We visited as part of a Douro cruise excersion... the house and gardens were stunning and it was very pleasant walking around the grounds at dusk. The dining room was light, nicely decorated and comfortable to sit in. The meal was typically tourist coach trip...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dedicatedtraveller
QuintadaAveleda, Enoturismo at Quinta da Aveleda, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear Madam, We thanks your comment and we’ll be glad to forward it internally ir order to analyze what might have happened. We are always available and motivated to do more and better, answering our clients’ needs. Hope you got the best memories from our...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit one morning but told to return later in the day as a large coach party had just arrived. Probably one of the river cruises on the nearby Douro river. The entry cost covered a tour of the gardens with a guide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rjandsjcoles121
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Christina provides a fabulous tour of the gardens and the winery. Very informative and engaging. Oh, and the wine is delicious - the port, too!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark W
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Was misled by positive reviews. When arrived we were told there are no tours available but wine shop and wine tasting was still on. Maybe tour is fine if we managed to have one but wine tasting is total rubbish. You pay 7.5e per person...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Darius Z
QuintadaAveleda, Enoturismo at Quinta da Aveleda, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Dear Darius Z, Greetings from Quinta da Aveleda. We regret that your experience amoung us was not a positive one to you. The regular wine tasting includes a DOC white Vinho Verde and a DOC rosé Vinho Verde, served with cheeses (soft and cured). Regarding...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this beautiful vineyard today. The gardens are absolutely beautiful and very picturesque. Our guide spoke excellent English which we really appreciated. The wine and cheese tastings were wonderful and of course we took some back with us to enjoy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

Our tour group was expected when we arrived at Quinta da Aveleda. The estate guide was very informative and provided a leisurely walking tour of the gardens and cellar. We were able to see the most beautiful gardens and paths, the family's private wedding garden,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Visited here as part of our river cruise on the Spirit of Chartwell and what an amazing place. The gardens are absolutely stunning and we were given a guided tour to explain it all to us - only minor issue probably not long enough. Amazing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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QuintadaAveleda, Coordenadora at Quinta da Aveleda, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Dear ScotsmanEssexUK, Thank you very much for your trip advisor evaluaction. It was a true pleasure, welcome you and the all group at Quinta da Aveleda. Hope to see you again in a near future. Till then, we wish you all the best. With our...More

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March 24, 2017|
Response from Mats T | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Contact Helena Azevedo at ECOTOURS PORTUGAL amd tell them you were referred by STEVE ....Helena can arrange a private driver for you. Excellent Porto based tour company specializing in tours to the Douro Valley ..
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Response from chrissuekiwi | Reviewed this property |
Booking definitely recommended