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Discover the exciting and delicious wines being made in the Algarve with a visit to Quinta dos Vales, an award winning leading light in the Algarve wine industry.
Quinta dos Vales is located near to Estombar between Lagoa and Portimão and its beautiful rural setting makes these wine tasting sessions especially memorable.
Sessions take place in the “Sala de Prova” and allow wine fans to sample either three of the main wines from Quinta dos Vales (red, white and rosé) or some of the award winning wines from the special “Grace Vineyard” edition which gives a good level of variation.
Experts are on hand to guide those who may be new to wine tasting while offering information to those with more experience.
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Combine wine, art and the rural Algarve together during these memorable sessions, suitable for everyone to enjoy.
Portugal has only recently become more well known for its fantastic wines, the unique climate, favourable weather and position of a large part of the country next to the coast, means that the grapes grown and harvested across Portugal can stand up with the very best in the world to make fantastic wines.
Wines from the Douro region and Alentejo have grown in popularity but the Algarve was a bit of a slow starter and only now are people coming to realise that this most southerly point of Portugal is home to some fabulous home grown wines.
Over the decades there had been a steady decline in the number of vineyards in the Algarve but this trend has been reversing and one of those leading the way in the Algarve wine revolution has to be Quinta dos Vales.
Quinta dos Vales is located slightly inland between Lagoa and Portimão, the farm itself is actually partially visible if you are travelling along the EN125 but you need to access the farm from Estombar to make your way through the rural roads to get here.
If you are interested in learning more about wine, then booking a special wine tasting session at Quinta dos Vales has to be one of the best ways to find out more thanks to the informal, yet informative wine tasting sessions available.
The wine tasting sessions take place in the “Sala de Prova” and allow wine fans to sample either three of the main wines from Quinta dos Vales (red, white and rosé) or some of the award winning wines from the special “Grace Vineyard” edition which gives a good level of variation.
If you have never been to a wine tasting session before then don’t worry! The wine experts on hand will not only guide you through the various wines that are being presented, they will also teach you how best to go about tasting wines, drawing attention to the different aspects of the senses that you need to focus on.
These wine tasting sessions are really easy to enjoy either on your own or as part of a larger group and are able to offer something for all levels. If you know your wines then you can probe the experts further, while if you are more used to drinking wine than simply tasting it then the experts are far from judgemental and their passion for wine soon becomes infectious!
Quinta dos Vales itself is a stunning location and home to the largest outdoor sculpture collection south of Lisbon which makes this a really unique place for a wine tasting session.
Whatever your interest in wine, surprise yourself with the wine tasting sessions from Quinta dos Vales and discover the fantastic home grown wines of the Algarve.