“Wine not” make the most of Autumn with a trip to Portugal this year
While we wave away to summer, here in Portugal we are still
fully embracing the ever sunny days of Autumn & more
importantly… celebrating the September grape harvest season.
Local wine tasting events and winery tours are a popular
attraction to those that choose to vacation in Portugal, and if you
have not yet considered it, we urge you to push this cultural
experience to the top of your luxury holiday 'to-do' list … trust
us, it's about more than just the wine!
October is a great month to visit the vineyards with day time
temperatures being ideal for a refreshing of white or rosé and the
cooler evenings calling for a warming bottle of red (but each to
their own). Many wineries also incorporate a variety of other
fantastic activities, so there is truly a little something
available to everyone in the family.
Below you can find out more about four highly-rated experiences
available to you right here in Portugal that go above and beyond a
standard wine tasting, perfect for your holiday escape this
Herdade da Malhadinha Nova -
Herdade da Malhadinha Nova, Alentejo, Portugal
Herdade da Malhadinha Nova is located in Albernoa, in the
Alentejo and offers comfort and a design that is in perfect harmony
with its natural surroundings. The overall concept of the farm is
based on offering experiences that are wrapped within the theme of
The modern cellar of Malhadinha Nova, combines traditional
winemaking methods with technology, bringing together a unique set
of characteristics favourable for the production of distinctive
wines of the highest quality. This is a process which you can fully
appreciate on one of their guided tours.
The farm also incorporates a number complementary sectors such
as the production of olive oil from the traditional olive grove,
breeding of the Alentejana DOP cow, the Alentejano DOP black pig
and the Lusitano thoroughbred horse.
Other activities available at Herdade da Malhadinha Nova include
traditional cooking classes, hiking tours, pottery, yoga, horseback
riding and so much more!
Quinta dos Vales - Quinta dos Vales - Wine Estate |
Algarve | Portugal
The beautiful Quinta dos Vales Wine Estate is situated in the
western part of the Algarve region. With an award-winning wine
cellar and a beautifully landscaped garden decorated with art
sculptures, this wine estate perfectly harmonizes the natural
beauty of the Algarve and a superior quality of wines.
With fifteen different grape varieties planted in the vineyard,
you can indulge in a wide range of red, white and rosé wines on
your tasting tours. The estate also offers activities such as
hiking, swimming and cycling.
Quinta da Tôr - www.http://quintadator.com/
Located in the charming little village of Tôr (Loule), Quinta da
Tôr intends to divulge Algarve's local produce and in particular
its regional wines with 7 grape varieties planted along 47
hectares, leading to an annual output of 100,000 bottles.
The winery offers guided tours, where you can learn more about
the wine making process and have the opportunity to taste the
various Quinta da Tôr wines such as Syrah, Touriga Nacional,
Aragonez, Rosé, Cabernet Sauvignon, Algibre or Branco. Following
this, why not try the Regional Tapas selection of goat cheese,
smoked ham and chorizo.
Herdade da Comporta - https://www.herdadedacomporta.pt/
Adega da Herdade da Comporta is the perfect place to take a
break from the sun rays and beach lifestyle of Comporta, one of the
largest national agricultural properties situated on the Alentejo
coast with rich flora and fauna, forests, dunes, rice fields,
beaches, and vineyards. Comporta is a place of unique beauty.
On the wine-growing side, the Herdade da Comporta winery uses
cutting-edge technology and manual harvesting methods, which work
together for a perfect balance of flavours. The wines produced are
harmonious, soft and easy to drink and are said to identify with
the relaxed ambience of Comporta.
When it comes to selecting a vineyard in Portugal that you would
like to visit, your decision may come down to location and how
accessible it is from your luxury holiday villa. Our extensive
portfolio of luxury rental villas incorporates a selection of
properties near or a reasonable drive from the above mentioned
wineries (as well as many other fantastic holiday activities in
It is worth booking your experiences in advance to avoid
disappointment - if you need advice or assistance regarding travel
arrangements, please do not hesitate to visit our website and take
a look at all of Our Services (Our Services | Regency Luxury Villas).
Here at Regency Luxury Villas, our clients are
our top priority and with our wide range of knowledge about the
areas, we are here to ensure that you have a truly memorable
holiday experience in Portugal.
Book your Autumn escape with us today.