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Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge

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Great tour.

This was our first trip to a Port Winery. It was very informative and enjoyable. The guide was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dannykimweed
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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What a way to remind ourselves of Porto!

Hubby arranged this wine tasting tour as a surprise for me. I have to say I was really amazed with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ms_0pini0nated
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Singapore, Singapore
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The Cockburn’s Port Lodge holds the largest quantity of Port in oak barrels and wooden vats of any cellar in the historic area of Vila Nova de Gaia. This is where Cockburn’s Ports are aged, in particular its famous Special Reserve.
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Rua Serpa Pinto 346, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-307, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our first trip to a Port Winery. It was very informative and enjoyable. The guide was first class giving lots of information and I learned a lot. I have not been a fan of Port before but tasting their best has changed my...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby arranged this wine tasting tour as a surprise for me. I have to say I was really amazed with this cellar. The tour was interesting and educational for me. One of the largest cellars with the best ports in Porto. Even took a pic...More

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SymingtonFE, Marketing Manager Winery Visits at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. Your views are very important to us and it is a real pleasure to know that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to receive you and your family and friends again in the future. You...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Following a (local) friend advice, I visited Cockburn's Lodge to learn more about Port wine. Filipe was our guide, and he was amazing in explaining all the nitty-gritty details of wine production. Very informative, professional and most importantly fun! Thank you.More

3  Thank Arcola82
SymingtonFE, Marketing Manager Winery Visits at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. Your views are very important to us and it is a real pleasure to know that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to receive you and your family and friends again in the future. You...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We made a visit with the regular tasting just today. Because of the booking system we were magnificently attended by GABRIEL FERREIRA (a guide only for my wife, my daughter and me!!) an oenologist ready to answer every question we could throw at him. His...More

3  Thank José María L
SymingtonFE, Marketing Manager Winery Visits at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Dear José María, Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. Your views are very important to us and it is a real pleasure to know that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to receive you and your family and friends again in the future....More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I visited Cockburn in Vila Nova de Gala and round the guides tour very interesting including the small vidéo. The guide could explain the typical port features well in French. I was less convinced by the tasting that was somewhat disappointing: the ruby port was...More

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SymingtonFE, Marketing Manager Winery Visits at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Dear guest, We are sorry that the tasting was not entirely to your satisfaction. We are a family-owned and managed company which places great value on the quality of all the wines we produce. Our guide (a native French speaker) did not proposed any alternative...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

On our last day in Portugal we booked a night in Porto especially to do a tasting. Ana was our guide and did an amazing job, explaining everything. At the end we opted for the super premium tasting in a private tasting area. She came...More

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SymingtonFE, Marketing Manager Winery Visits at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your input on Trip Advisor. It’s a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your experience at Cockburn’s, where we maintain the time-honoured art of maturing Port in oak barrels and vats. Best regards, The Cockburn’s team

Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is a bit off the beaten track but better for it. Excellent guide and fascinating history. Reward at the end when you get to sample the port !

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SymingtonFE, Marketing Manager Winery Visits at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your input and feedback on Trip Advisor. It’s a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your experience at Cockburn’s. Hope to receive you again and your family and friends in the near future. Best regards, The Cockburn's team

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Great to see the cooperage in action on a morning visit to Cockburns; the only port cellar that has one which is why we went. The tour didn't disappoint. Tatiana was both gracious and knowledgeable and a credit to Cockburns; an excellent guide. Just took...More

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SymingtonFE, Marketing Manager Winery Visits at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your input and feedback on Trip Advisor. It’s a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your experience at Cockburn’s. Hope to receive you again and your family and friends in the near future. Best regards, The Cockburn's team

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

As soon as you enter the building, the lovely smell of port wine hits you. Row by row of port casks make beautiful surroundings for an interesting story not only of Cockburn’s, but port wine in general. Tatiana was a great guide, and conveyed her...More

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SymingtonFE, Marketing Manager Winey Visits at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your input and feedback on Trip Advisor. It’s a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your experience at Cockburn’s. Hope to receive you again and your family and friends in the near future. Best regards, The Cockburn's team

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most amazing sites in Porto. So much history with the wine. They gaves us a taste of 2 wines. It goes back to the 1700’s.

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SymingtonFE, Marketing Manager Winery Visits at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your input on Trip Advisor. It’s a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your experience at Cockburn’s, where we maintain the time-honoured art of maturing Port in oak barrels and vats. Best regards, The Cockburn’s team

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