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Address: Avenida Diogo Leite 344, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
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Has the history of this wine company but not sure if they need to guide because there is so much information already on the walls.

Reviewed 1 week ago
M H

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15 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Has the history of this wine company but not sure if they need to guide because there is so much information already on the walls.

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Thank M H
County Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the short but educational tour of this port wine cellar. It was very reasonably priced and our guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgable. It was great to get to taste both the red and white port wine.

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Thank Dedb95
Budapest, Hungary
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102 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cellar offers a very interesting and insightful tour about the history of Port wine, the categories, features etc. (or maybe it was my first one in Porto...) so nice atmosphere. We went for the last tour in the evening that comes with a fado show as well, it was nice and love musical experience. the cellar has a shop... More 

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Thank Laszlo R
Espoo, Finland
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42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good information about port wines and their characteristics. Really good value for money. Good wines and we learned a lot.

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Thank 331Eija
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

We visited Oporto on a day trip as we were on a cruise. The trip included wine tasting at Burmester.. it was very interesting and informative. The port is excellent and we now love white port. The shop is excellent and reasonably priced.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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72 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Nice little tour of the port production facility and a bit of history of the process and product after a warm-up drink and canapés upon our arrival. This was followed by a dinner which was pleasant. Food average to good. Service was without fault and they churned out 120 plates of food effortlessly. Ambience great for the type of venue.

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Melbourne, Australia
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234 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2017

What a great place with history and great food. We were on a tour and it was a great way to spend the last nite with great food and wine to match. The service and staff were excellent

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Burmester was founded in 1730 by Henry Burmester and John Nash. First it was a company that dealt with foods of different character.They did this from London. In 1750 they moved, however, the office of Vila Nova de Gaia and started trading port. Actually Henry Burmester got his first cask as a wedding gift from his inlaws when he married... More 

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Thank Mårten F
Manchester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Lovely Tour of the Porto Wine Caves, with very nice guide, and wine tasting included! A must try for anyone who visits the area!

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Kiato, Greece
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

Half hour guided tour through the Burmester cellar with some essential information about Port wine varieties and 3 x wine tasting include chocolates,,,,,9 euro per person...Good choice !

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