Taylor’s, accepted by most wine authorities to be the greatest of all port shippers, invites you to a pleasant and informative tour of its famous lodges at Vila Nova de Gaia.
During the tour the visitor will be given the opportunity to learn about the fascinating history of Port wine, as well as that of the House of Taylor - now in its fourth century - making it one of the oldest Port companies. Upon completing the tour which has a cost of €5, guests are invited to taste three Port wines: Chip Dry – Extra Dry White, Late Bottled Vintage (LBV) and 10 year old tawny - in the elegant Library Room.
Afterwards, relax on the terrace, which has magnificent views over the city of Oporto or taste the aromatic Olive oil from Quinta de Vargellas, one of the world’s great classic vineyards. In addition to the tours (which are conducted by specialized guides), the visitors’ centre has an attractive wine shop and a wide variety of wine events (e.g. opening of Taylor’s Vintage Port with tongs; Tutored tasting of Port and cheese & chocolate pairing). Additionally, guests can enjoy a delicious meal in the elegant “Barão de Fladgate” restaurant.