In this luxury wine and food break, designed by Portugal by Wine, we invite you to come, relax and enjoy the Setúbal Wine Region.
The 3-night program includes accommodation in a 5* hotel and visits with wine tasting in 4 emblematic wineries.
The accommodation will be at The Casa Palmela 5* Hotel, located in the heart of the Arrábida Natural Park is a house with a history dating back to the 17th century. When choosing this accommodation, you will stay overnight in one of the rooms of the Main House, where you breathe the charm and romanticism of a five-star hotel, surrounded by the stunning nature of the Serra da Arrábida and the histories of a manor house with a unique past. The large rooms come with a bathroom with shower, double bed and garden views. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy a treatment at the Spa and a dinner at the hotel’s restaurant.
On the 2nd day of the program you will visit Venâncio da Costa Lima, one of the oldest wineries in the Palmela region, starting activity in 1914. We invite you to visit the winery, where you will know the history and principles of the elaboration of a white, red wine and the Moscatel de Setúbal wine. At the end of the visit you will enjoy a wine tasting at the "Adega Velha", where the Moscatel de Setúbal ages, recently recognized as producer of the Best Moscatel in the World (Muscats du Monde 2011 and 2017) were staged.
In the afternoon you will visit Casa Ermelinda Freitas, a family business with almost 100 years of history, passed down from generation to generation, which is a reference in wine production in the Setúbal region. You will know the property, where you will discover the details of the old and current winemaking processes, as well as the vineyards where 29 grape varieties are planted. You will visit the Golden Room, where the highest distinctions attributed to Ermelinda Freitas wines are exhibited, an exhibition on the production of cork stoppers, and the wine cellars where 3000 barrels are counted. At the end, you will taste 5 wines accompanied by regional products such as cheese, bread, chorizo, or jams.
For the 3rd day of activities, during the morning, you will have booked a visit to Bacalhôa Vinhos de Portugal, one of the largest and most innovative wine companies in Portugal, which has developed over the years a wide range of wines that has earned it a solid reputation and national and international preference. On a guided tour of the Bacalhôa museum and winery, in Quinta da Bassaqueira, you will have the opportunity to know the history of this house and contemplate the present artistic exhibition. You will end the visit with wine tasting in the tasting room, where you can admire the tranquil scenery of the Japanese Garden, in which is exposed part of the work of sculptor Niizuma.
During the afternoon you will visit José Maria da Fonseca, located in Azeitão, maintains a wine activity since 1834, the result of the shared passion of a family that has been able to preserve and project the memory and prestige of its founder. The visit will begin in the Museum Room with a brief explanation about the history of the company. After a passage through the garden, you will visit the wine cellars: The Adega da Mata, the Adega dos Teares Novos and the Adega dos Teares Velhos. In the end, you will taste 4 wines and 2 Moscatéis de Setúbal.
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 Casa Palmela 5* Hotel;
- 1 Spa treatment at the hotel;
- Visits with wine tastings at 4 most renowned Setúbal wineries;
- Wine and Moscatel de Setúbal tastings.