The season of the grape harvest has already started and there are many opportunities for you to be a part of this tradition. Continue reading this post and discover five grape harvest programs in Portugal. All hands to the grapes!
Quinta da Pacheca, Lamego
Located on the banks of the Douro River, Quinta da Pacheca offers you three harvest programs. All programmes include the harvest and a guided tour to the winery with wine tasting. If you upgrade the most basic program, you can also have lunch and dinner on the farm. The price ranges from 10€ to 85€ per person, depending on the program you choose.
Quinta da Rôeda, Pinhão
Quinta da Rôeda is located in the heart of Douro, in the parish of Pinhão. The farm has a harvest program available that includes a tasting of Croft Pink, Croft Reserva and 10 Year Old Croft Tawny wines and the experience of traditional grape press trimming. The price is 30€ per person.
Torre de Palma Wine Hotel, Monforte
Located in Alto Alentejo, Torre de Palma Wine Hotel offers you two grape harvest programs: a one-day program and a three-day program. The one-day program includes the participation in the harvest, a visit to the winery with wine tasting and lunch at Basilii restaurant. The price of the program is 75€ per person. In addition to what is included in the one-day program, the three-day program also includes two nights with breakfast and one dinner. The price of this program is 730€ for two people.
Herdade dos Grous, Beja
Herdade dos Grous is located in the heart of Alentejo. It suggests a one-day program. This program includes the participation in the harvest, guided tour of the winery with the accompaniment of the entire wine production process and lunch with a wine tasting menu. The cost of the program is 85€ per person.
Herdade da Malhadinha Nova, Beja
Herdade da Malhadinha is located in Beja and offers you three grape harvesting programs. The programmes include the experience of the grape harvest, accommodation, lunches, dinners, winery tours with wine tasting, workshops, movie sessions and much more. The programmes range from three to six days and the prices range from 490€ to 1400€ per person.
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