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Summer in a Glass – the best places to kick off Summer

With less than a month until Summer, and June just starting, check out these destinations, the best wine tours in Europe for a Summer break with a glass of wine in hand. The perfect company, the perfect setting, and the perfect experience for this time of the year!

Celebrate the Summer Solstice on the Alentejo plain

Alentejo sunsets are certainly among the most beautiful in the world – so is the starry night sky in Alentejo. It really does not matter if you’re in a world-renowned winery like Adega Mayor or in a luxury wine estate in Alentejo, the orange and pink colors of Alentejo evenings make it perfect for a wine tasting outdoor while relaxing or chatting with a friend or loved one. If this isn’t the best wine tour in Europe for a Summer break, we can’t really tell what it will be.

Adega Mayor
Adega Mayor

Spend the long, sunny Summer days in the Vinho Verde Region

Vinho Verde is known for being fresh and the perfect company for a long hot summer evening. In Portugal you can spend the first Summer evening among the flowers, tasting the famous Port Wine or Vinho Verde wines, overlooking the vineyards. If you prefer, you can spend the night in a romantic boutique hotel on the terrace or spend a romantic evening in the gardens.

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Carmo's Boutique Hotel

Enjoy the famous Douro Wines right from the source

Whether in Porto or in the Douro Valley, Douro river is always a great company for enjoying Portuguese wines. In the Summer, the evenings are warm and pleasant making it the ideal time of the year to taste some Douro wines outdoor. In Porto, there are tasting rooms by the river, with amazing views over the sunset and the Ribeira colorful houses. Here you’ll find the best wine tours in Europe for a Summer break, there is something for every taste.

Right there in Vila Nova de Gaia, you can also find the Port Wine Cellars, where the history of Port Wine blends with this wine country itself. Book now your private tour and deluxe tasting of vintage and rare Port Wines.

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In the Douro Valley, there are so many terraces and balconies suitable for a summer evening that it is difficult to choose from. Do you prefer a walk in the vineyards or a nice, relaxing time on the deck watching the sunset on the horizon? It’s your choice, Douro has a wide range of offers for every taste.

Quinta Nova Luxury Winery House
Quinta Nova Luxury Winery House


Start with the right foot and get some inspiration for your next summer break. No one knows better than you what you want. But our staff has the experience and knowledge to show what is available and what is possible. Tell us your plan and we’ll do the rest!

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