Catavino keeps you current not only with the remarkable wine developments in Spain and Portugal, two of the most dynamic wine producers on the planet, but you'll learn about food trends, new dishes and restaurants and the ancient and modern cultures on the Iberian Peninsula. And you may not notice it, but Catavino also happens to be one of smoothest designed websites you'll have the pleasure of visiting.
Doug Frost MS/MW http://dougfrost.com

Lisbon Day Trip: Azeitão / Palmela

Screen Shot 2014-01-29 at 10.49.25 AMTour Description

Experience the best of the Setúbal Peninsula wine region through the eyes of a native. Setúbal boasts of many important Portuguese natural heritage sites including: the Tejo estuary, the Serra da Arrábida nature park and Troía beaches. Here, you’ll savor regional pastries, explore a quaint little towns, see  lush farmlands and majestic mountains, and enjoy a delicious home-cooked Portuguese lunch at a family winery. And most importantly, you will learn about the region’s beloved Moscatel de Setúbal, a deliciously sweet yet little known fortified wine, along with other reds and whites. So pack your walking shoes, bring along your camera and prepare for a stunning day of delicious, mouthwatering adventure!

Itinerary / Schedule

Pick up at 9:00/9:30am and drop off at 5/5:30pm. Everyday except Tuesday

The Tour Provider

Andrea is a graduate and a former Senior Tour Guide from The Culinary Institute of America  and has an Introductory Certificate from The Court of Master Sommeliers. She’s worked virtually every kitchen/service position in the hotel/restaurant industry since she was 15, throughout the Washington DC area, Hudson Valley, New York and Miami, Florida. She has a passion for food and wine, especially Portuguese, and a passion for foreign languages. It was these passions that made her decide to move to Portugal 5 years ago to explore and learn more about their delicious food and drink.  Through her work with Catavino and Fodor’s Travel on their Portugal 9th Edition guidebook she had acquired extensive knowledge of traditional locations and businesses throughout greater Lisbon & the surrounding areas.

Price

Prices start at 140 euros per person. Price Includes:

  • Private food / wine guide
  • Private chauffeured transport- pick up and drop off at hotel or place of stay
  • Portuguese Breakfast: Morning Coffee and selected pastries
  • Winery tour and 3 tastings Regional munchies and/or drinks (either from a market, local vendor or food truck)
  • Complete lunch with wine (includes water and coffee)

Reservations