In this luxury, wine and food break, designed by Portugal by Wine, we invite you to come, relax and enjoy Évora.
The 3-night program includes a 5* hotel stay and guided tours with wine tasting in 3 emblematic Alentejo Wine Estates.
The stay will be at the hotel L'AND Vineyards 5*, an exclusive retreat that integrates modern architecture into nature, providing an atmosphere of sober luxury, natural beauty and tranquility. Located in the heart of Alentejo, in a unique landscape, with interiors designed by Márcio Kogan and works of art by Michael Biberstein, at L'AND Vineyards you can take a food trip in the restaurant, renew yourself in the Vinotherapy Spa and sleep in the middle of the vineyards under the starry sky of Alentejo. L'AND Vineyards is a quiet space where you can revitalize yourself at Caudalie Spa with natural grape products, do a romantic massage for two, relax in the vineyard garden and outdoor pool, fly a balloon ride, do yoga, try a meditation session, sauna or a detox program designed for you.
The first day of the program will be reserved to enjoy the hotel and the wines that are produced there. You will participate in a tasting of 3 wines, accompanied by cheese and Alentejo cured meats. At the end of the day, you will have booked a wellness treatment at the hotel's Spa and a dinner at the hotel’s restaurant.
On the 2nd day of the program, you will visit and have lunch at Herdade do Esporão. You will unlock the secrets of wine production on a visit to the Cellars and test your senses in a blind tasting with an exercise in aromas. The tasting begins with a visit to know the winemaking process of Esporão wines. Then you will explore your senses through a commented blind tasting where you will identify different wine profiles.
For lunch, the Chef of Herdade do Esporão, presents you a cuisine focused on the products and flavors of Alentejo and Portugal, combined with a modern confection and interpretation. The Menu leaves your meal entirely in the hands of the Chef, who will define a Tasting Menu of 5 Moments, prepared with seasonal products, from local and national producers, closely following the cycle of each.
Dinner will be at the luxurious Divinus restaurant, integrated in the Convento do Espinheiro, where you will taste the best flavors of Alentejo.
For the 3rd day, during the morning, you will have booked a visit to the emblematic Cartuxa Winery - Quinta de Valbom. Located in Quinta de Valbom, 2 km from the historic center of Évora and 200 metres from the Carthusian Monastery that inspired its name, Cartuxa Wine Tourism is based in the former Jesuit rest home (Companhia de Jesus), who taught at the University of Évora in the 16th and 17th centuries. Discover the history and unique surroundings of Quinta de Valbom through a guided tour of the building where the Cartuxa Winery was founded. The activity will culminate with a 3 wines tasting selected by the Eugénio de Almeida Foundation, accompanied by typical Alentejo snacks, such as sausages, cheeses and jams from the region.
Lunch will be served in the restaurant 5 Amêndoas, integrated in the Vitória Stone Hotel, in the center of Évora, where you can try the best traditional cuisine, with a touch of sophistication and taste the Alentejo wines, in a menu suggested by the Chef.
In the afternoon, you will visit João Portugal Ramos, located in Estremoz, Évora, in the heart of Alentejo, a reference in Portuguese wines. Its winery, in Vila Santa, joins the modern in all the winemaking technology implemented in the wine production processes, with the best Portuguese wine tradition. You will visit the winery and cellars, where you will have the opportunity to know the whole history of this producer, its properties and its wines. After the visit, you will enjoy a traditional Alentejo lunch, accompanied by the João Portugal Ramos wines. After lunch, you will participate in the activity "Being a Winemaker for a Day", where you will create your own batch of wine, and take home bottle of wine with a personalized label.
The program will end on the 4th day, after breakfast and check-out of the hotel.
Discover Portugal by Wine!
- 3 Nights of accommodation, on a double room, at L'AND Vineyards 5* Hotel;
- Spa treatment at the hotel;
- Visits with wine tastings at 2 of the most renowned Alentejo Wine Estates;
- “Make your own wine” workshop;
- 3 Meals suggested by the Chef, 1 in a Wine Estate and 3 in restaurants.