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“tasting room”(12 reviews)
“vineyard tour”(4 reviews)
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Ervedosa do Douro | São João da Pesqueira, Pinhao 5085-060, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This wonderful Quinta beside the Douro river is located just across the bridge from Pinhao. The building where the tasting room is was not much to look at from the outside but was very nice/elegant inside. Unfortunately we were unable to do the tour but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank c0verdale
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I can't say enough about this experience. We booked a harvest experience day which included grape picking, a traditional Portugese lunch, grape stomping and much wine tasting. It was an all day event. We arrived early for our 10 a.m. start time. When the rest...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank taz50
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We did the tour at Carvalhas after going to another one, so helpful to compare. The estate for the Quinta is beautiful and huge. The good thing about the tour is that they take you all the way to the top of the estate where...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Esteban L
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We are not wine drinkers, but whilst we were in the general area we took a trip out to the Douro Valley on a sunny day to enjoy the scenic highlights and, having arrived in Pinhao, visited Quinta das Carvalhas, learning about the growing, harvesting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We drove to Quinta das Carvalhas and enjoyed our time in the tasting room where we each tried a different option of flights - one sampling of standards and one of reserve wines, including one port each. We thought the prices for tastings were reasonable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa_C_Fremont
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Unwelcoming service, no information about wines at all, no snacks for tasting, charging for water in plastic bottle and no glasses. 2 wine glasses with in insects were not replaced just pulled out stuff with knife in front of everybody. Instead of answering questions about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tinto1981
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great tour in the open air bus with Catarina who is probably the best tour guide ever! We made a couple stops throughout the estate and actually stopped to smell the flowers and touch the vines

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Curious34615
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We took a 12,50€ tour and were collected outside the Railway Station promptly. The tour took us 550 metres above River level and gave us the very best views of the spectacular area. Susana was a great guide and the advice and assistance in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank grapow
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Good wine and nice atmosphere me and the family enjoyed the visit, beautiful view and excellent service and I really enjoyed it

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank itzik1900
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This trip is all about the views! However, the guide was excellent with some great knowledge and lots of new and different information about the land, grapes and climate. 360 degree views of the whole area that simply cannot be beaten. The trip lasted for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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PabloQ252
9 December 2018|
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Response from grapow | Reviewed this property |
I was asked to answer your question but I am only a traveller, like yourself. We were there in August and you have made a great choice in visiting Pinhao which we love. Have a great time!
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Darthguppy
2 December 2017|
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Response from keithlovestravel80 | Reviewed this property |
Visit the tasting room and ask about your times, we went in August and it looked like they started every other hour.
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Regina P
14 August 2017|
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Response from Stijn B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Regina, you can send email the company in English : turismo@realcompanhiavelha.pt They will answer in English. The website is also available in English version (check right above). Kind regards, Stijn.
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