Croft Port Wine Lodges, Vila Nova de Gaia
(4.2/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the history and production of one of the world's most famous drinks at Croft Port Wine Lodges, one of the region's oldest producers of a traditional local product. Founded in 1588, Croft is still owned by the descendants of the merchant families who created it. Visit the historical estate and join a guided tour for a look at port production, the lodge buildings and the cellars. You'll get a chance to sample some varieties of the beverage at the end. Swing by the visitor center to book and indulge in all sorts of activities, such as tasting wine, hearing about traditional legends and tales, and listening to Portuguese Fado music. Those on the tour must be at least 18 years old. Croft Port Wine Lodges is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Vila Nova de Gaia Edition.
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  • The cave is in a more private, off the main Avenue, and so maybe it's less visited. The service is friendly, provide all information without haste and the tour is also very interesting. Not dominating the universe of wine, but found it quite good compared to other port wines I've ever tasted.
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  • Very friendly. The tour was very informative. I enjoyed the port tasting afterwards. We had a view of the river. I recommend the experience. 
  • It is the second time that we are, six years later, and still more personal, human, little busy, something that is appreciated, besides has curious wines, that are worth knowing. Highly recommended.
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