Set∫bal Peninsula and Alentejo Wine Tour from Lisbon Including Lunch
Discover two of Portugalís premier winemaking areas during a small-group day trip to the Set∫bal Peninsula and Alentejo. Depart from Lisbon in the company of a guide and take part in a tutored tasting at a winery on the Set∫bal Peninsula. Savor two local wines including the regionís treasured Moscatel de Set∫bal. Then, visit the verdant Alentejo region, where youíll enjoy a 2-course lunch, tour a vineyard and sip a selection of wines during a second tasting session. Numbers are limited to eight on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention.After a morning pickup from your hotel in central Lisbon, travel south with your guide toward the Set∫bal Peninsula, a small winemaking region thatís garnered worldwide praise for its fortified muscat wines, known as Moscatel de Set∫bal.Visit a local winery and discover the process behind producing this sweet pour. Then put your palette to the test during a tutored wine tasting, where youíll sample two different local styles, one being the famous silky sweet Moscatel de Set∫bal.After youíve been introduced to wines of the Set∫bal Peninsula, hop back into your vehicle for a drive up north to the sunbaked plains of Alentejo, a winemaking region that stretches from the Spanish border to the Algarve in the south.Upon arrival in Alentejo, break for lunch. Depending on availability, you might stop into a traditional restaurant in the historical capital of the region, âvora, where youíll tuck into a tasty 2-course meal.After lunch, continue on to another winery in Alentejo, which has a long-standing winemaking tradition and a stellar reputation for producing intense and fruity ruby-colored reds. Venture out into the neatly pruned vines during a guided vineyard tour and learn about the climate and local varietals. Compound your newfound knowledge during another wine tasting session, where a tutor will talk you through the complex flavors of each style.Afterward, settle into the car for a scenic drive back to Lisbon, where youíll be dropped off at your hotel in late afternoon.