HARVEST WITH LUNCH AND TASTING AT QUINTA DA AVESSADA – 2021
25 August to October 2021 – daily
Enjoy an unforgettable experience!
Have a fantastic day in the Douro Valley! Visit the Quinta and participate in the harvest program!
You can tread the grapes you harvest in an atmosphere of music and joy in a place of unique beauty. It also includes lots of entertainment and a traditional lunch with wine tasting!
10:30 – Reception. We start the day with a visit to the Jardins da Enoteca, enjoying a Muscat of Honor to the sound of the concertina.
11:00 – We then go to the vineyards where the grapes are cut and transported to the mill, accompanied by the Traditional Songs of the Douro.
12:00 – Wine Tasting assisted by the Quinta da Avessada winemakers, with some appetizers also being served
13:00 – Traditional Duriense Lunch at Quinta da Avessada
Meal made in iron pots and in the manner of the old customs and traditions of the art of cooking, always accompanied by stories and music.
Starters: Pataniscas de codfish; Assorted sausages; Favaios wheat (specialty);
Dish: Soup à Lavrador with beans and vegetables;
Main Course: A veal stew in red wine, with roasted potatoes and boiled cabbage;
Dessert: Regional sweets and seasonal fruit;
Coffee and brandy as a digestive;
Drinks are included: Water and Red or White DOC Wine
14:30 – Beginning of treading the grapes, to the rhythm of the singing group;
15:00 – Documented tasting of fortified wines in the Enoteca space;
16:00 – End of an unforgettable day.
Value per person E$58.00
Children from 6 to 12 years old pay 50%
Note: Does not include transportation to and from the Quinta.
Check the rules (tests and certificate) for the weekend tour by Covid.