Local Tour Operator “Sommelier Tours” Offers a Taste of Douro Valley’s Wine History and Culture

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Vila Real, Portugal: João Koehler, wine connoisseur and founder of Sommelier Tours, provides an authentic wine tasting tour experience for tourists in Portugal's Douro Valley region. The Douro Valley is the oldest demarcated wine region in Portugal and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sommelier Tours takes wine lovers on a wonderful journey to explore the hidden gems of the beautiful valley, while also taking them behind the scenes of the traditional Portuguese winemaking techniques.

The Douro Valley is best known for its vineyards and wine production, but there is much more to the region than meets the eye. From mesmerising landscapes, historic villages, stunning vistas, and the highest-flow river in the Iberian Peninsula, the River Douro. All these fascinating views across the banks of the gurgling river are definitely worth a visit.

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That is why Sommelier Tours offers private, luxury Douro Valley Tours. Every tour can be personalised, giving a unique experience for visitors to learn the valley's glorious history and tradition, while sampling its world-famous Port wines.

The tour, led by João Koehler, takes visitors through the valley's fragrant vineyards, hidden cellars, and charming villages. During this day-long guided wine tasting tour, participants get the chance to sample the valley's most renowned wines in the local Quintas (wine-producing country estates), taste local delicacies and visit museums and ancient monuments.

In addition to sampling some of the finest wines in the world, participants will also receive a crash course in viticulture and enology, learning about the production of Port wines. With its focus on history, culture, and wine education, Sommelier Tours offers visitors a truly unique experience of the Douro Valley.

The Douro Valley Tours by Sommelier Tours is the perfect way for travellers to turn their vacation into an exceptional wine tasting experience in a lush, green valley. From choosing the right bottle to understanding how to taste wine like a professional, the Douro Valley Tours include everything that can impress a wine lover. With the help of a professional sommelier, visitors of Portugal’s northern part can create their personalised wine-tasting journey in Douro Valley.

About Sommelier Tours:

Sommelier Tours is a wine-tasting tour operator based in Portugal. The company offers private, luxury wine tours around the Douro Valley, focusing on history, culture, and wine production. Sommelier Tours is led by João Koehler, a Portuguese sommelier with extensive knowledge of the country's wine-producing history. For more information, please visit

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About Sommelier Tours :

Sommelier Tours is a local wine tour operator, providing premium, luxury wine excursions in Douro Valley near Porto, Portugal. This is an ideal blend of travel and wine sampling, guided by a native Portuguese wine expert.

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