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Address: Largo Miguel Bombarda, 3, Vila Nova de Gaia 4404-507, Portugal
Phone Number: 351 223 740 534
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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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Very informative tour with plenty of explanation about the history of Port, the way it is made, its storage and its vintages.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
peebee43
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sandeman Porto smells like a mystery to every woman in the world. Hidden taste, like the man placed as a logo

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A good informative tour spolit by the tasting. The 5 euro tour gives you two port tastings, but the samples were pretty small. I went on the same tour a number of years ago and they were a lot more generous! If you are planning to do one tour, head to Offley, the tour is of the same standard, but... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Sandeman cellars at Regua. Very informative and the port tasting was of a very high standard. The views over the vineyard and the river Douro were spectacular

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Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tour that includes tasting of 2 glasses of port wine. the price is 6 EUR and the tour takes around 40-50 minutes incl. the tasting. A professional guide will show you the premises, however our guide talked very fast and did not really connect to the audience. It seemed that the guide was more on a marathon... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the larger Cellars in Gaia, Sandeman is 225 years old and has a very good tour. We took the one in Portuguese (because the english ones were over for the day) but you can get the drift of what is being said - plus its a visual tour as well. All underground, its cool and dimly lit, giving... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative tour with plenty of explanation about the history of Port, the way it is made, its storage and its vintages.

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a rambunctious group of 14 with plenty of questions to ask our young but expert guide. He dealt very well with the challenge. We were on the 1790 tour, which includes 5 ports to taste, presented nicely and all laid out and ready for us when we finished the tour.

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was a big queue for the tours and it was a little hot, so we just sat outside and drank a couple of ports and some cocktails.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a 100 Year flight (a 10, a 20, a 30, and a 40 Year Old Tawny Port) that was so wonderful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tour was nice, nothing too special, but the tasting afterwards was really great, very good wines for tasting ;)

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