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Croft Port Wine Lodges

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Address: Rua Barao de Forrester 412, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-034, Portugal
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+351 22 374 2800
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

In Croft’s magnificent wine cellars, professional and highly educational...

In Croft’s magnificent wine cellars, professional and highly educational tours take place all year round, seven days a week, from 10 am to 6 pm. On arrival you will be offered a free Port wine tasting. Afterwards you may, if you wish, taste aged Tawnies, superb vintage Ports or even enjoy an exceptional combination of Port and chocolate. Our visitors’ centre offers a captivating atmosphere, reminiscent of the Company’s 420 years of history and tradition.

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Great Port in a Port Cellar

This cool cellar will be a great spot to enjoy port on a hot day. Great staff and great port to sample.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Croft because they made the first and only Pink Portwine in the World. We thought thats pretty cool and turned up for a tour. The tour cost 10 EUR which wouldve been accurate, if the tour wouldnt only last 19 minutes. Lara or Laura (I dont remember the name exactly) was very friendly and passionate about the Port,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cool cellar will be a great spot to enjoy port on a hot day. Great staff and great port to sample.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

My friend and I were treated so well at Croft! We had a terrific Port tasting by the fire place and the staff were so helpful. A little less pretentious than other places.

Thank SharonB0918
Anniston, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

A very beautiful property and the colors changing were a heavenly sight but FYI if it is raining it is cold and slippery. The port well I was not a huge fan of it but I would love to be there making it because it looks like great fun. Everyone was super nice it was just a very cold day... More 

Thank ALTravel_everywhere
Langley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly. The tour was very informative. I enjoyed the port tasting afterwards. We had a view of the river. I recommend the experience.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

The entire group enjoyed our port tasting experience (except the 15 year old), It was really good of them to give us two glasses before the tour even started, I think the tour may have been less exciting without it. The port was lovely and we bought several bottles from their shop as it was very reasonably priced.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent time here. We arrived 10minutes late and they started the tour without us so we were bummed at first, but then the tour guide came and apologized profusely for doing so and offered us a personalized tour for our group of 10! It was amazing and he was amazing ( don't remember his name but he... More 

Thank Noelle M
Slough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

This Port house option was picked as part of a tour so hard to compare. The tasting and tour was €12 including 3 ports. The tour itself is informative if not a little dull. Beware small uphill walk to get to this one but nice view from terrace.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

Can highly recommend a guided tour trough the cellars of Croft's. For only 5€ you get some history about Croft's and you get to try 3 Portwines. As I am German I am not a huge wine fan but I really enjoyed the tour and the wines. The staff is extremely knowledgable and lovely!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

I went to Croft's in mid March and joined the celler tour. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and informative, expressed details of the wine production and history of the house. I did not know that the house belongs to the same group as Taylor and Fonceca, and actually the oldest one among those three (and may be among all... More 

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