Local tour operator “Sommelier Tours” offers a taste of the history and wine culture of the Douro Valley

Vila Real, Portugal: João Koehler, wine connoisseur and founder of Sommelier Tours, brings an authentic wine tasting experience to tourists in the Douro Valley region of Portugal. The Douro Valley is the oldest demarcated wine region in Portugal and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sommelier Tours takes wine lovers on a wonderful journey to explore the hidden gems of the beautiful valley, while taking them behind the scenes of traditional Portuguese winemaking techniques.

The Douro Valley is best known for its vineyards and wine production, but the region has much more to offer than meets the eye. Fascinating landscapes, historic villages, breathtaking panoramas and the river with the highest flow in the Iberian Peninsula, the Douro River. All those mesmerizing views along the banks of the gurgling river are definitely worth seeing.

That’s why Sommelier Tours offers private and luxurious tours Douro Valley Tours. Each tour can be personalized, providing a unique experience for visitors to learn about the glorious history and tradition of the valley, while tasting its world famous Port wines.

The tour, led by João Koehler, takes visitors through the valley’s fragrant vineyards, hidden wineries and charming villages. During this full-day guided wine tasting tour, participants have the chance to taste the valley’s most renowned wines at local Quintas (wine estates), sample local delicacies, and visit museums and ancient monuments.

As well as tasting some of the best wines in the world, participants will also receive a crash course in viticulture and oenology, learning about Port wine production. With a focus on history, culture and wine education, Sommelier Tours offers visitors a truly unique experience of the Douro Valley.

The Douro Valley Tours by Sommelier Tours is the perfect way for travelers to turn their vacation into an exceptional wine tasting experience in a lush green valley. From choosing the right bottle to understanding wine tasting like a pro, Douro Valley tours include everything that can impress a wine lover. With the help of a professional sommelier, visitors to the northern part of Portugal can create their personalized wine journey in the Douro Valley.

About sommelier visits:

Sommelier Tours is a wine tasting tour operator based in Portugal. The company offers luxury private wine tours in the Douro Valley, focusing on history, culture and wine production. Sommelier Tours is run by João Koehler, a Portuguese sommelier with extensive knowledge of the country’s winemaking history. For more information, please visit https://www.sommtoursdouro.com.


For more information about Sommelier Tours, contact the company here:

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(003) 519-1741
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