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Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge

Rua Serpa Pinto 346, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-307, Portugal
+351 913 007 950
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Tour and tasting and no time wasting!!

On a recent trip to Porto I was desperate to get over the bridge to explore the Port cellars and... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
Jordan H
London, United Kingdom
Nice tour to Port Wine Caves

I sent them an email about a week before to schedule the tour. There were lots of people, so I... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Patricia R
Sao Paulo, SP
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Due to renovations, we will be closed from the 31st of October to Spring 2017 (date to be confirmed). We apologise for any inconvenience. The largest wooden Port cellar in historic Vila Nova de Gaia.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Rua Serpa Pinto 346, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-307, Portugal
+351 913 007 950

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

On a recent trip to Porto I was desperate to get over the bridge to explore the Port cellars and take a tour and have a taste at the heart of the Port production. Along with my girlfriend we walked around and found the Cockburns...More

Thank Jordan H
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I sent them an email about a week before to schedule the tour. There were lots of people, so I think it is wise to schedule the visit in advance. The tour was informative and our guide was very nice. The tasting was nice too,...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Our first trip to a port cellar. This visit was part of out city tour deal with the Red Bus. Our guide Fabiana was very good, spoke good English and taught us a lot about port. Was happy to answer any questions. We also tasted...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went there to use spend some time before a tour at another maker. We had a tasting and thought the man who served us was very informative and was happy to answer our questions. We actually learned more about port wines and production from...More

Thank Yokeko
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Tour and tasting was included from hop-on-hop-off ticket, very worthwhile. Port was average compared to others tried. Tour lasted approximately 45 minutes

Thank Jaclyn94
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is the only port tour we did so I have nothing to compare it to. However, I really enjoyed the tour, learned lots and the port was delicious. We got two samples and the tour for only €4. Tour was very informative and includes...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 14 October 2016

While Cockburn's is a bit of a walk up the hill, the premises of this medium-sized port producer are worth touring. The tour and tasting is professionally managed and the tasting area is beautifully done up with wood tables and a glass wall looking into...More

Thank NW_Raven
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Having visited Graham's port warehouse 20 minutes earlier (see port tours and port tours............) we arrived at Cockburn's. Pleasantly surprised that our 12 euro ticket not only gave us a tasting, but the tour as well. Result............but though the ticket can be bought at both...More

Thank HighWycombeCouple
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Terrible guide, unfriendly. Nothing to do with happy clients and creating fans. Maybe somebody can help them with the translation to The family thing To happy customers..... Suggestion Go to Kopke!

Thank Berkhorst
SFE_representative, Public Relations Manager at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to Cockburn's Lodge, however, your opinion contradicts that of the overwhelming majority of our visitors.

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I went there as it was offered for free with 2 days ticket for yellow bus city tour. It was a knowledgeable experience, at the end we got 2 glasses of Porto. I think if it was not covered by yellow bus I would not...More

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