Taylors Cellars

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  Monday – Friday:
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
  Saturday & Sunday:
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  (+351) 223 772 956
  (+351) 223 742 800
  Rua do Choupelo 250
4400-088 Vila Nova de Gaia
  41.13394, -8.61435
  Loja.Taylor@taylor.pt
  taylor.pt

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Taylor’s Port cellars in Vila Nova can be visited throughout the year. 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’s – now in its fourth century – making it one of the oldest Port companies.

Upon completing the tour, guests will taste three Port wines: Chip Dry – Extra Dry White, Late Bottled Vintage (LBV) and Tawny 10 year old in the elegant Library Room. Afterwards, relax on the terrace, which has magnificent views over the city of Oporto.

There is no fixed schedule. Tours will leave every 30-40 minutes (approximately).

In addition there is a range of superb Premium Port Tastings for our visitors to enjoy.

We also provide private tours structured so as to appeal to everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Each tour is customized and charge is based on each event.

In order to offer the best experience for your tour group (larger than 10 people) or bus, please schedule visits in advance.

For those interested we also recommend:

Opening of Tayor’s Vintage Ports with tongs;
Tasting of olive oil from the Douro valley (Quinta de Vargellas extra virgin and Santo António organic);
A visit to our wine shop where you can find the whole range of Taylor’s Ports including charming gift boxes or rare Vintages. Expeditions (in small quantities) are also possible. Just ask for more details at the wine shop;
Port wine workshops;
The “Blending art” – whose aim is to challenge the players to produce a Port “blend” (for small groups only)
Tasting by-the-glass of old tawnies;
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(Article and photos courtesy of taylor.pt)


Grape Varieties

Touriga Nacional, Touriga Fancesa, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Cão.

Wines

Taylor’s Classic Vintage, Single Quinta, Vargellas Vinha Velha, Vintage Port, Late Bottled Vintage, First Estate Reserve, Select Reserve, Fine Rube, Taylor’s 10, 20, 30 and 40 year Tawny, Taylor’s Fine Tawny, Taylor’s 1964 Single Harvest, Taylor’s 1863 Single Harvest, Taylor’s Scion, Chip Dry White Port, Fine White Port.

Tourism

Guided Tours & Tasting: Starting at 5€ per person. For private tours contact ana.sofia@taylor.pt.