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Porto: Burmester Cellar Tour with Tasting & Pairing Options

Porto: Burmester Cellar Tour with Tasting & Pairing Options

From US$ 12.58 per person

Learn about the history of the renowned Burmester Cellars and the production process of Port wine. Enjoy a unique wine tasting experience.

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Duration 1 hour
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English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, French


  • Taste different Port wines
  • Admire the views of the beautiful Luiz I bridge
  • Learn about Port wines and the production process
Full description

Burmester has long been recognized for its Port wines and Douro DOC (Denominação de Origem Controlada). 

Its history started long ago in London in 1730, when Henry Burmester joined with John Nash to create Burmester, Nash & Co. and from Vila Nova de Gaia they started exporting Port wines all around Europe.

Over the years, Burmester has triumphed from generation to generation, demonstrating its inherent character and determination. Character is the holistic principle of the brand, and of its wines.

Arrive at the Burmester winery for an unforgettable experience. You will visit the Burmester Cellars, located next to the beautiful Luiz I bridge, with an expert guide.

Learn about Port wines and the Douro DOC production process, and taste different port wines.

  • 2 or 3 Port wines tastings (depending on option selected)
  • Chocolate tastings (if premium option is selected)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    Caves Burmester: Largo Dom Luís I, 4400-111 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Wine is not served to those under 18 years old
    • The tours are monolingual and held in Portuguese, German, Italian, Spanish, English and French
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 212 reviews

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    The tour is located in a little cave like building g, tucked under the bridge- the tour is just under an hour but so informative and you learn a lot. You then have a lovely tasting- we had the pairings and it was lovely, it also gave us a chance to chat to others in our group and make friends

    August 20, 2022

    Enjoyable tour. Despite the crowded group (even with children) the very nice guide attracted the attention of both children and adults by telling interesting anecdotes about their products and about Villa Nova de Gaia. We expected more details during the tasting but we recommend it, it's a nice memory of Porto!

    August 5, 2022

    Excellent visit. Very nice and pleasant guide. Little more we came with a child so he did not pay as long as he had jn orange juice during the tasting. Little touch that adds to the visit. Thank you very much for this visit and these attentions which are to be noted.

    June 8, 2022

    Product ID: 391764