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Founded in 1756 by Royal Charter of King D. José I, Real Companhia Velha, also known as Royal Oporto Wine Company, has the most ancient Portuguese cellars in the countryThe centuries old cellars of Real Companhia Velha, are situated in Vila Nova de...more
Rua Azevedo Magalhaes 314, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-022, Portugal
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I have been to many wine tours but this one by far is the best I have taken. Company history goes back to the 1700, the tasting is amazing, tour guides are very knowledgeable beyond just the wine, very impressed with the quality of their...More
This port wine cellar is located a good bit away from most of the others that you find along the river Douro. It is a big, gated estate like complex of buildings which at the time of our visit showed more staff than visitors. We...More
We were told our tour would start in 10 minutes, but we waited 35. The tour was in two languages, English and Portuguese. The guide spent 70% of the time explaining in Portuguese and we had to just wait around. The English explanation was ok...More
I visited this port house twenty years ago so wanted to go back to see how it has changed. It's still one of the best port tours with a chance to go in a "real" working port house with dozens of huge barrels and some...More
The tour lasted about an hour. It starts with a pretty boring video of views of Douro valley with a music background. If it was half as long it would have been enough.
On to the cellars part of the tour and our guide was...More
We walked past and thought it would be nice to stop and have a drink. We were told we had to go inside before we could sit outside. So we went inside and were told to go to the back where we were confronted by...More
Having 260 years of experience, this is a very proud company. Tour starts with a short film where you'll get a glimpse of the producing estates and the process leading up to the transportation down to this Port house. After the film we had a...More
We stopped here on our exersion around Oporto. We were looking forward to our tour of this place and the port tasting. We were shown a video about the vineyards and taken through to where they kept the port in barrels. You could smell the...More
Is a short tour, don’t expect to see the vineyards or see any of the process. They show you the place where they put the wine and give explications of how each wine is made. Then they let you taste two of the wines. Is...More