Vila Real, Portugal: For tourists passionate about wine, there is no better place to be than the Douro Valley. Nestled in the heart of Portugal, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to some of the most acclaimed wineries in the world. And now, there is a new way to experience all that the valley has to offer: The Douro Sommelier Tour. This unique wine tour in Porto offered by local tour operator Sommelier Tours gives the participants an up-close and personalised look at the region's wine culture, while providing access to some of its most beautiful landscapes.
Sommelier Tours offers curated and customised wine tours of the Douro Valley, led by experienced local sommeliers. The Douro Sommelier Tour provides an intimate journey that allows for a more exclusive wine-tasting experience than public tours. This makes Sommelier Tours perfect for those who seek deeper knowledge of winemaking. The goal is to bring the participants closer to the local wine-making culture, the people, and the stories that make this region so special.
The full-day Douro Valley tour includes premium transfers with a Mercedes vehicle, lunch at top-rated restaurants, and of course, wine tastings at some of the most coveted local wineries in the Douro Valley. The tour also allows guests to purchase wine directly from the producers. Participants can complete their tour experience with private visits to renowned Quintas - the local country estates that produce Port wines.
The Douro Valley Tours by Sommelier Tours offers an authentic, one-of-a-kind experience for wine lovers to immerse themselves in the culture and history of one of the world's best wine regions and learn the art of wine-making by Portuguese experts. The tours are ideal for couples, families and friends up to four people at a time. They may include a private boat tour in River Douro or a tour in a vintage chauffeured vehicle.
“João is truly passionate about his region! A true ambassador! Discover every corner of the Douro, the least conventional and most exclusive places. Not only does he have a deep knowledge of wines, but he also has a breadth of knowledge that allows him to frame the region in its historical and cultural context,” writes a happy customer on Google reviews.
Savour the sweet flavours of Douro Valley with a knowledgeable sommelier, and enjoy delicious meals and private luxury wine tours. With flexible pick-up and drop-off included from Porto and Douro, all a guest has to do is sit back and relax. Sommelier Tours is the perfect way to learn about the history and culture of the Douro Valley and taste some of the best wines in the world.
About Sommelier Tours:
Sommelier Tours is a local Portuguese tour operator in Douro Valley, led by João Koehler, a certified Portuguese sommelier with more than a decade of wine and tourism experience. Their luxury tours aim to take visitors on a fascinating journey in Douro Valley, letting them explore its hidden gems and local wine-making tradition. For more information, visit their Instagram account.
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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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