Évora with picnic lunch and wine tasting

    Yesterday I had the most amazing day with Carol and her family. They are a happy family of 6 composed by her parents, her and her husband and two kids, aged 8 and 14. They all wanted to visit Évora but while her husband wanted to visit a winery and try some wines, her parents wanted to see the country-side and her kids wanted to do something fun.

    In order to please everyone we visited Évora in the morning and once they were feeling hungry we drove towards a vineyard where between cork-oak trees and endless vineyards there was a wooden table set with regional products. Cheeses, hams, chicken pies, regional sweets and liqueurs, bread and jams, as well as fruit composed the menu. While parents could eat and taste some regional wines and liqueurs, the kids could run around vineyards and scratch pieces of cork from the trees.

    The picnic was provided by a local company of wine experts, so, all the products were fresh and we didn’t need to worry about cleaning the table or so. Once we finished eating we visited the winery where everyone could learn about the wine production and its complicated process. Since the kids were very interested in cork, we also visited a cork-factory in a really small town, far from everything, where they could learn more about the cork process and see how things are made.

By the way, here’s the tour link. If you’re looking for a romantic tour this can be an idea.  Imagine you and your partner having a picnic lunch on your own, tasting great wines in an idyllic landscape on the shade of cork-oak trees and vineyards…

4 thoughts on “Évora with picnic lunch and wine tasting

  1. Os this looks like such an amazing tour! I had a great time with my family in Evora, with Catia. We did a visit to a winery too as well as a couple of wine tastings but this tour looks like something even more special… I guess that we need to go back to Portugal to have a tour like this.

  2. Catia, I can’t thank you enough for such a memorable day.
    It was so special, simple and unique. My children and parents will have lovely memories from this trip, thanks to you!
    I hope that everyone else that books this tour enjoyes it as much as we did!

    • Hi Carol,
      there is absolutely no need to thank me for our wonderful day. Having such a nice group and happy family definitely helps!
      I wish I could enjoy all my tours as much as I enjoyed this one!
      Best wishes for your whole family!

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