Porto Cruz and its emblematic Espaço Porto Cruz, present at FINE 2023

Porto Cruz is a Port wine winery that prides itself on its heritage and tradition, but also keeps up to date with the latest trends and technologies. Its reputation is due to the care and attention they devote to every stage of the winemaking process, from the selection of the grapes to the ageing in oak barrels.

The winery owns one of the oldest and most beautiful quintas in the Douro Valley, the Quinta de Ventozelo, which allows them to offer a wide range of quality Port wines for all tastes and occasions.

A different way of understanding tastings

But how do you taste Porto Cruz Port wines? The winery offers a wide variety of Port wines for all drinking moments. The Tawny, Ruby and Colheitas Ports are served between 10°C and 12°C and are ideal as an aperitif or to accompany meats and cheeses. They can also be served very cold with ice to enjoy a Porto Fresco. On the other hand, Vintages and Late Bottled Vintages release all their flavours after decanting and are perfect to accompany chocolate desserts.

For cocktail lovers, the White and Pink Ports are ideal for chilled on the rocks or as a base for refreshing cocktails. A Porto White with tonic and a slice of lemon becomes a Portonic, a relaxing and refreshing cocktail. The Espaço Porto Cruz also offers tastings of Douro and Port wines, and you can find out more about the options available.

Porto Cruz’s commitment to wine tourism

Porto Cruz is not only a port wine cellar, but also a world-class tourist destination. Its multimedia centre, the Espaço Porto Cruz, is a unique place where the culture, art and history of Port wine are celebrated.

Visitors can enjoy unprecedented sensory and interactive experiences, as well as learn first-hand about the process of Port wine making. They can also visit the Douro Room, where the Douro Hybrid exhibition, a contemporary art show exploring young artists’ vision of the Douro region, is currently on display.

In the Espaço Porto Cruz, visitors can participate in tastings of Douro and Port wines, and obtain information on the options available. In addition, the multimedia centre has a restaurant, a wine shop and a terrace with panoramic views of the Douro River and the old town of Porto.

But Porto Cruz is not limited to its multimedia centre. The winery also offers guided tours of its Quinta de Ventozelo, where you can taste the wines produced there. Visitors can also tour the vineyards and enjoy breathtaking views of the Douro Valley.

Porto Cruz has created a complete wine tourism offer for wine lovers looking for a unique experience. From wine tastings to visits to wineries and quintas to contemporary art exhibitions, the Espaço Porto Cruz offers a complete and enriching experience.

Both the Espaço and the activities around wine will be present in a new edition, the fourth, of FINE, #WineTourismExpo.