Spouse / Guest Program

May 20 - 22, 2019 | Crowne Plaza in Porto, Portugal | Learning from the Past – Inspiring the Future

An Afternoon of Wine Tasting and Lunch

Tuesday, 21.May. 2019

Depart from hotel at 11h | Return to hotel at 15h

Additional fee is $260 USD per spouse / guest, which includes the afternoon wine tasting with lunch and the conference evening events.

 

 

Wine Tasting at Real Companhia Velha

You will spend the afternoon at the most well-known and respected of all Port producers. The guided tour begins with a video showing the art of making Port, from it’s birth in the vineyards of the Douro to the aging process, bottling and shipping in Vila Nova de Gaia.

The tour follows through the main aging cellar, with a stop at the "Vintage Museum" and finishing at the Wine shop with a tasting of four Ports: White Port, Late Bottled Vintage, Reserve Tawny and a 20 Year Old Tawny.

 

   

Lunch at VINUM Restaurant and Wine Bar

Soak up the richness of the region at this picturesque setting, overlooking the Douro River for a three-course lunch.

Vinum offers an almost forgotten cuisine that conquers, enriches and comforts each guest while harmonizing with you with the best fruits and vegetables of the country, flour ground on stone mills that is the base of their hand made bread, exclusive meat from aged dairy cows from Trás-os-Montes and the best wines in the world.

 

 

 

An additional fee is required for spouse / guests, which can be added during registration. The additional fee is $260 USD per spouse / guest, which includes the afternoon wine tasting with lunch and the conference evening events.