Time of the Land

At Herdade do Esporão, life is lived at the Time of the Land: in accordance with each season, where all activities are undertaken in harmony with the cycles of nature and what they provide us with.

Here, modern and traditional knowledge combine with respect for nature, reflected in experiences that extend to all Herdade do Esporão’s wine tourism activities.

Be a part of this cycle.

Contacts and Location  

Located in the heart of the Alentejo and part of the Wine Route, the doors at Herdade do Esporão are open to visitors, every day.

Visit the vineyards, the kitchen gardens and ampelographic field; travel back in time, discovering the history of Defesa do Esporão and the objects found at the Perdigões Archaeological Complex. Or simply take a break to try regional products, to unveil the secrets of how we make our wines on a visit to the wineries and cellars, and to challenge your senses with a tasting.

Your journey of discovery starts now.

Wine Tourism and Restaurant
Herdade do Esporão
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reservas@esporao.com
(+351) 266 509 280
The Wine Tourism will be closed between the 1st and the 17th of November.

Visit Programmes

Visits and Tastings

Discover how we produce our wines with a visit to the wineries and cellars, and unveil the differences between them, learning more about each grape variety.

Test your senses with a wine tasting and experience the richness and variety of the ancestral Alentejo olive oil culture.

Find out more about what you can do bellow and start preparing your visit.

Wine Tourism and Restaurant
Herdade do Esporão
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reservas@esporao.com
(+351) 266 509 280
Closed on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of November.
Guided tour to our Cellars and Wineries with a tasting of 3 wines

Learn the secrets of wine production through a guided tour to our Cellars and Wineries.

Test your senses with a Defesa do Esporão White, Esporão Reserve Red and Murças Reserve Red tasting.

Depending on stock availability.

€15 PER PERSON

AGENDA
11.30am | 3.30pm > English
Noon | 4pm > Portuguese

DURATION
1h30m

Vertical Tastings

Start with a visit to the Wineries to learn more about the vinification process. Then, our sommeliers will show you how to compare different harvests and to appreciate the characteristics that make young and old wines distinct.

You may check the vertical tastings availability and values by sending an e-mail to reservas@esporao.com.  By appointment, appointment, at least 48h in advance, through this e-mail or the phone number 266 509 280.

DURATION
1h30

Barrel Tastings

Explore the world of oak maturation with a comparative barrel tasting.

€25 PER PERSON

DURATION
1h30

MAXIMUM NR OF PARTICIPANTS
4 to 10 people

Monovarietals tasting and Blending Exercise

Gather together a group of friends and explore you senses to create a wine and its image. Starting from different varieties, make the best blend and present your wine to the remaining “Oenologists”.

€45 PER PERSON

DURATION
2h30

MAXIMUM NR OF PARTICIPANTS
12 to 30 people

Walks

For those who look for an experience related with the nature and patrimonial richness of Herdade do Esporão, besides vinous knowledge.
Enoturismo e Restaurante
Herdade do Esporão
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reservas@esporao.com
(+351) 266 509 280
Van ride through Herdade do Esporão with a tour to the Historic Centre

During this visit, travel to the vineyards, discover the new sustainable plantation techniques, the organic vines and the pioneer iniciatives in the scope of sustainability. All this while observing different species of flora and fauna, unveilling the richness of our biodiversity.

End the tour with a visit to the Historic Centre. There you may visit the Perdigões Archaeological Museum that houses the most important pieces of our Archaelogical Complex.

€20 PER PERSON
(Children up to 3 years old –  free entrance. Children between 4 and 12 years old – 10€)

DURATION
1h30

MAXIMUM NR OF PARTICIPANTS
8 people

Carriage ride with tour to the Historic Centre

Let yourself marvel by the richness of our landscape in a magnificent carriage ride, truly enjoying Nature.

Accompanied by our guide, the route goes through the kitchen garden, the vineyards and the Ampelographic Field, with a brief stop at the Historic Centre.

€130 – 8 SEATS CARRIAGE

DURATION
1h30

MAXIMUM NR OF PARTICIPANTS
8 people

In summer, we advise to take this tour in the morning.

By appointment (at least 48h in advance)

Bicycle ride and Pic-Nic

Here, you’ll find bicycles and maps to enjoy rides through the Estate and get to know the places of interest. End the ride in a spot of your choice for a pic-nic and taste the Alentejo ‘Petiscos’ (portuguese snacks) prepared by the Chef.

BICYCLE RENTING
€5 – ½ DAY / €10 – 1 Day

PIC-NIC
Available from March to October, depending on atmospheric conditions and on a 24h in advance appointment.

€25 PER PERSON
(Children untill 12 years old – €10)

Group Programmes

Enjoy different visits and activities: tell us the number of people that’s coming, the day of the visit and what you would like to do by e-mail. We will be very pleased to present a custom proposal.
Enoturismo e Restaurante
Herdade do Esporão
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reservas@esporao.com
(+351) 266 509 280