Porto Calem, Vila Nova de Gaia

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Discover some of the country's finest wines by touring Porto Calem on the southern bank of Duoro River. Multilingual tours lead visitors through cellars housing century-old vats and casks that are filled with the winery's renowned white, ruby, and tawny ports. Founded in 1859, this award-winning winery allows you to enter a world of traditional wine-making, providing a rare insight into the age-old techniques and special aging processes used to make these favorite dessert wines. The winery also houses a shop, museum, and tasting room, where you can compare two different varieties of port wines. Use our Vila Nova de Gaia trip planner to add Porto Calem and other attractions to your Vila Nova de Gaia vacation plans.
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  • Visiting Porto with my elderly mother, we chose Calem Caves because of the Fado and tasting tour. It was an ideal choice with a balance of information, tasting and a love 45 minute Fado show. The...  more »
  • A nice short 25 minute tour followed by 3 good sized glasses of port ( white, ruby and tawny) all for 17 euros. Tour guide was v informative and AV materials supported the tour. You get to see the...  more »
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  • We did the English language tour for 17€ each with 3 port wine tastings. The tour is fun and informative, the guide was great and the displays are really well done. The tasting at the end, of course, was also super.
  • Great time, book your tour in advance they have many language options. Our was English the guide was friendly and patient with our daughter's questions. It is interactive and our 9 year old seemed to enjoy it. Went to the tasting room after, we were the only people in there so the host came over and chatted the whole time. He gave us some great recommendations for places to eat off the beaten path. It was some of the better port we had though we had the premium tasting.

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