Sandeman Cellars, Vila Nova de Gaia

3.9
#1 of 7 in Museums in Vila Nova de Gaia
Have a glass of wine with your history lesson at Sandeman Cellars, a wine center offering guided tours of its historical cellars and traditional wine-making process. The visit leads you through a network of 200-year-old corridors housing hundreds of oak casks and vats, where the region's renowned tawny and ruby ports slowly age under the watchful eye of expert wine makers. A museum offers a look at a collection of bottles, photographs, and paintings, narrating the history of wine-making in this part of the world. Check online for available tour and tasting options, and save time by booking your visit in advance. Take a look at our Vila Nova de Gaia trip planner to schedule your visit to Sandeman Cellars and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The guide was amazing. She was super nice and had a little costume on, to look like the Sandeman figure. The cellars were impressive although the wine isn't my favourite of the producers in Porto.  more »
  • The visit to the port wine cellars is really nice. It is a guided tour where you can learn more about the history of Sandeman and port wine. You get to see row of barrels of port wine and some...  more »
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  • Overall it was a pleasant tour of the Porto cellars. The tour is about 40 minutes long and very informative about the history and making of the Porto wine. The only negative was the video at the end that explained everything the tour guy had just told us (minus the Portuguese accent) I’d still recommend the tour because like he said.. the best part is the tasting at the end. You get to try the classic white Porto and the tawny reserve Porto.
  • Very interesting tour in the lodge and the caves. Forth all the money. There's a nice Sandeman bar in front of the lodge which has nice selection of port cocktails and small bites.

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