With less than a month until Summer, and June just starting, check out these destinations, perfect 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, Cartuxa, Esporão. Here the orange and pink colors of Alentejo evenings will make it perfect for a wine tasting outdoor while relaxing with a beautiful wine on your glass.
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. At Quinta do Ameal Wine & Tourism Terroir you can spend the first Summer evening among the flowers, tasting the famous Vinho Verde, wines overlooking the vineyard. If you prefer, you can spend the night in a romantic boutique hotel like Carmo’s Boutique Hotel with dinner on the terrace or a romantic evening in the gardens.
Enjoy the famous Douro Wines right from the source
Whether in Porto or in the Valley, Douro 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, Espaço Porto Cruz is a tasting room by the river, with amazing views over Porto’s sunset and the Ribeira colorful houses.
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.
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!