Cave Vasconcellos, Vila Nova de Gaia

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  • Nice in French. Very professional explanations, tasting and presentation. Quality of the product at the rendezvous, a magical moment. Thank you to the staff.
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  • We were just there twice. It's without a doubt one of the most beautiful and best places you should visit on the banks of the Douro. The philosophy is to sell not amounts of port wine to tourists, but to bring the customer the quality awareness of the House, and so to ensure that they understand the corporate message. Jorge made entertaining, knowledgeable and very understandable the cellar tour. Then we had the pleasure to become acquainted with Mr. Christie itself and some of the products of the House to taste. Great products and we were and are thrilled. Because we had simply forgotten on the first visit port wine to buy, were still there once and were again received on the friendliest. Thank you on this way and will go in any case during our next visit to Porto back to Christie BB´s. Try also the wines of the Quinta Mafalda!
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  • Accross the river from the hustle of Porto found this great spot. Thouroughly enjoyed our tasting and ordered a few bottle to have shippped back to the states. Couple of months later when it had not a...  more »
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  • Fantastic place, and fantastic port. We were treated so well, and so personally. The tasting was everything a port tasting should be. Intimate, personal, leisurely, 0 pressure to buy (but wow, did we buy!) and tasty. If you want to sample GOOD port, then compare it to some AMAZING port, this is your place.
  • Small batch high quality tawny port producer. They only sell their port at this location. Tour was just two of us and the tasting is complimentary - keep in mind for the tasting to be this way they have to sell port to those who visit. This is not a hard sell though as their ports are very delicious! Be careful if you taste the older ports or you might end up buying them!
  • I really wanted to like this place because the tour is private and it is a small producer of port and our guide Jorge was very passionate, but in the end I just found their ports to be a bit too thin and racy for my tastes, and there was kind of an awkward, simultaneously hard and soft sell to get us to buy something—seemingly anything—at the end of our tour and tasting that I was not a fan of.
  • The Port here is decent, but the employee we dealt with was presumptuous and unprofessional. There are better cellars.
  • Absolutely great experience! Very clear explanation done by a passionate young man. Very professional yet it feeled as we were at home. Also the tasting was excellent, very very good port wines. Perfect!
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