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Interesting tour and great guide!

We booked the Baron de Forrester tour including a tasting of 5 portwines. Our guide was very lively... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
633suvil
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Enjoyed a taste of 3 Ports.

Once we found the main entrance and managed to get through the tempramental glass front door we had... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
yandinazetland
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Built in 1737 by William Offley, the company gained international renown and prestige under the leadership of Joseph James Forrester, an influential personality in the history of Porto, first Baron Forrester granted for his historic map of the Douro...more
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Rua de Choupelo 54, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-088, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn’t fault this tour taken by enthusiastic tour guide and followed by a port tasting of your choice. We went for one cheese and a 3 port tasting so 5 ports and cheeseboard to share. Had previously taken the audio Taylor’s Port tour and tasting...More

1  Thank 013monkey
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Good value at 10E for the tour including two good measures of port - the white was very good. The building is a little way back from the front and, unfortunately for Offley, in the middle of some road works. Well worth the trip though.

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Went here on our last evening of a cruise on the Douro, a lovely walk from the mooring. A lovely intimate port cellar area with an excellent guide explaining all the port barrels and processes all very interesting despite having visited several others during the...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

I guide was very good and we learned so much about how port wine was created and differences between certain types. Our family loved our tour and the experience.

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We booked the Baron de Forrester tour including a tasting of 5 portwines. Our guide was very lively and professional, and gave us great information about the process and different types of port. These cellars are small-ish and quite intimate, but the tour and especially...More

Thank 633suvil
Reviewed 12 July 2018

There were only 4 of us on this tour in English. The guide was knowledgeable, his English was very good and we learnt a lot about port wine on this ½ hour tour. Afterwards there was a tasting of two port wines and you could...More

Thank dolpia
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Visit here for a small cellar. They had a great showing of museum type old equipment. Our tour guide was a little disengaged. OK to visit if you are seeing several for a comparison - but not a priority

Thank Karen U
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It was pouring, dark and dismal and it was 3.00pm in summer, but this was our favourite part of our stay in Porto. Offley Port takes a small group around their caves accompanied by a very knowledgeable, likeable, and quite animated guide. She really engaged...More

1  Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Once we found the main entrance and managed to get through the tempramental glass front door we had a very enjoyable hour sampling ruby , white and tawny ports. The samples were generous and the host very professional without being in any way patronising. We...More

Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The place is very nice and the price of the guided tour and the wine tasting is very affordable (we entered as a group), the wines are tasty and the information given is very interesting. Everyone visiting Portugal should taste the local Porto wine

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JanisA106
28 April 2018|
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Response from TechnoGeoff | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. All of the river cruiseso Moor up on the harbourside in front of all.the port cellars. Your can't miss them
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douniko
9 December 2016|
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Response from Wendy D | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry, I dont know the answer to that. It might be an idea just to ring them.
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Anne G
3 February 2016|
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Response from Sara T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anne!! :D You have 2 ways to buy it: 1 - if you do the guided tour to the cellar at end they give some wine to taste and afterwards you can buy it. At end of my visit they gave a voucher with discount, which was... More
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