Meet your wine-loving tour group and guide on the east side of Porto, near the D. Luis Bridge. On foot, head for the shady cellars of the Vila Nova de Gaia, getting an orientation to Port and its history while you walk.
Upon arrival at Vila Nova de Gaia, one of the most prestigious Port producers in the world, get a guided tour of the museum and the cellar. Follow the tour up with a guided tasting of Reserve White and Reserve Tawny Ports. Learn about the difference between Port wine families and what makes Port so different from other wines.
Next, visit an old cellar that has been transformed into an interactive visiting center. Learn about the barrels where Port wine is stored and how the cork is produced. Taste a young Ruby Port.
Continue to an interactive Port wine interpretation center, dedicated to teaching visitors about the Douro Valley, the oldest wine region in the world. Participate in an exclusive wine tasting workshop featuring four different wines; you'll also learn how best to pair Port with food. End your tour with scenic views over Porto from the center's terrace.