With a microclimate that favors either the cultivation of the vine or the production of fine nectars, Setubal offers quality wines awarded in the four corners of the World. With floral aromas in whites, the soft flavors of spices and wild fruit in reds and the diversity of flavors of the famous Moscatel de Setbal, the wines of the region take you to a universe of sensations in a county blessed by nature.
Enotour - Setubal Full Day Wine Tasting Tour
Visit 3 fantastic and very different wineries around the Setubal Region, the home of the Castelo and Moscatel grapes.
Full day tour visiting a great winery in Setubal region, 3 wine tastings, pickup and transportation to and from your hotel in Lisbon area.
The peninsula of Setbal, together with the peninsula of Tria, acquired great prestige and importance in the last decades. The wine tourism product gained equal importance. The cultures of the vine and of the wine have been able to integrate and have adapted to these new times, being nowadays unanimously recognized as a strategic resource and of great quality in the region. From the large farms dominated by the variety Castelo to the Moscatel, one of the national dessert wines, this region has always played a leading role in the history of Portuguese wines.
Farmers in this region have prestigious wines and are winners of numerous international awards, but the recognition comes from old times, since during the Late Middle Ages, between the 12th and 15th centuries, the wine has been the main export product in Peninsula de Setbal, stimulated by the technological advances introduced by the religious orders. In the Peninsula of Setbal grape seeds were found, dating from the 8th century BC, in recent archaeological excavations, highlighting the ancient culture of the vine, which goes back in the region to a period long before the formation of Portugal.
Hotel Pick up at 9am and return at around 5pm (traffic dependent)
After the visit the wineries enjoy a lunch at one of the restaurants of the Portinho da Arrabida near the beach.
Lunch included: Traditional Portuguese or Fresh ocean fish and seafood