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Address: Largo Miguel Bombarda, 3, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 22 374 0534
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Majestically situated across the Douro river, looking toward the historic...

Majestically situated across the Douro river, looking toward the historic centre of Porto, in a granite building dated 1797, The House of Sandeman invites you to an experience full of mystery and seduction, in a setting which balances a traditional yet cosmopolitan atmosphere.

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Visited with a group of motorcyclists. Well presented tour. Not too long and boring. The tasting was ok . The scenery in the area is superb. Not an easy way out for motorcycles

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Blyth, England, United Kingdom
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another gem of a tour organised by Riviera Travel who we are travelling with. The visitor centre was situated high above the Duoro valley which gave spectacular views across the region. The tour was conducted by a young well spoken lady with great English. The tour was short but long enough to be able to grasp the wine making process.... More 

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Blyth, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a group of motorcyclists. Well presented tour. Not too long and boring. The tasting was ok . The scenery in the area is superb. Not an easy way out for motorcycles

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 381 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good tour that plays on the brilliant marketing of Sandemans Don, Very good value tour with 2 ports to try at the end. We were lucky as some on the tour didn't try the port so we had more than normal. Very informative and hugely good value.

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not so easy to get the entrance ticket to Sandeman Cellars. The place is very intersting with possibility to sample 3 kinds of Porto wine and sherry. Sandeman is a British Co having the roots in Portugal over 300 years.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour, informative and value for money with a port tasting session at the end which my husband and I enjoyed learning and tasting the difference between the varieties.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many port cellars to try in Porto. This one is one of the best. A very interesting tour conducted by a guide wearing the sandeman cloak. Port tasting included.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth visiting. Learn all about how Sandeman started up and how they produce Port. Excellent guide complete with cape as per company logo and tasting session at the end. Very reasonably priced.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't expecting to be interested at all on this visit, but i enjoyed it . You get a guided tour for around 1 hour followed by wine tasting which everyone enjoyed. Enjoy

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Sao Vicente, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Very informative introductory tour about Port Wine and the Sandeman brand. At the end, the tasting of a red and a white glass of wine is the big highlight. Good value for money, around 10 euro. The store is also very good.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour which was led by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. The cellars are atmospheric and the tasting at the end was fun. Only criticism is the video part of the tour, which added nothing - it simply repeated information already given by the guide. Overall an enjoyable experience and good value at 6€.

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