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Went to this little gem because of good reviews on this site. Tour of small building was just a perfect way to spend half an hour. Very informative and interesting story, with a sample of port when finished and voucher for free chocolate at shop...More
On the last day of our vacation, we had a little free time before leaving for the airport. We both like wine and I'm a history buff, so we thought we'd give the Newman Wine Vaults a visit. It's a small space but nicely restored,...More
For many years the port maker Newman aged its product in the Wine Vaults alongside St. John's harbour. The historic building is well worth a visit (beautiful stone vaulted ceilings) and you get a chance to sample some of the Newman Port (no longer aged...More
This is a small location but a very interesting history. The guides are very knowledgeable and the tasting was fun! buy joint ticket with Commissariate House and enjoy two interesting locations describing pieces of St. John's history.
The Scots figured out that the taste of whisky is changes depending on the weather and climate where it is casked. By accident, it was discovered that port wine from Portugal casked and stored in vaults in St. John's developed a richer, more complex taste---The...More
Been there twice now. One for a wedding photo shoot and the second time for a concert. This winery is a historic site and worthwhile checking it out for the history and the cellars. Well known for its port wine. I just loved the place...More
Short stop - the wine cellars aren’t very large but has a bit of interesting Newfoundland port history. Our visit lasted approx 1/2 hr including a generous tasting of Newman Port. Yum!
$6 for an adult admission but also gives you access the Commissariat too...More