In this Walk Wine experiences our goal is to make you aware of the two smallest Portugal wine regions, “Colares” and “Carcavelos”, along with delicious local traditional food and their intimate restaurants, and also the fabulous UNESCO Cultural Landscape of Sintra. The Colares vineyards are located in the most western point of Europe. This temperamental wines from the Old World are produced from some of the most unique castes varieties, like Ramisco and Malvasia. Unusual deep sandy soils, where even the phylloxera bug couldn’t thrive and the strong influence from the Atlantic with its salty sea winds, give to this wines a strong savory sea notes, being also very fragrant, fresh and balanced.
On the other hand, the wine region of Carcavelos, one of the oldest wine regions of Portugal, created in the year of 1752 by Sebastião Melo, Marquis of Pombal, the men who became famous for being the responsible for the reconstruction of Lisbon after the 1755 terrible earthquake. This high quality fortified wine born in the Carcavelos Certified Wine Region and it will be here where we will visit the vineyards and two wineries.
These two regions have one characteristic that makes them unique besides its location and age, the fact that this is a land where the grapes are still hand-harvested, which allows us to offer the most authentic and genuine experiences.