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Joao Portugal Ramos Wines

Vila Santa | Vila Santa - N4, Estremoz 7100-149, Portugal
+351 268 339 910
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Perfect experience

It was a perfect experience. We went for our baby 1st birthday. I highly recommend the visit and... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Mickaël P
via mobile
Another great winery tour and tasting

Second time we've visited this winery and we enjoyed our second visit as much as our first. Sophia... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
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Designed in accordance with the traditional architecture of the Alentejo region, this winery has put Estremoz on the map of the great wine regions, welcoming visitors from all over the world. The purpose is to discover the achievements of Joao Portugal Ramos, but on the way also discover the reasons for his passion for the Alentejo. A tour or a lunch offers the time and tranquility that are perfect for enjoying our wines and the local cuisine. With a shop, tasting room, lecture room, meeting room and dining room , Vila Santa offers a welcome to those wanting to discover, taste and take home wines that will leave a perfect memory of this region. Our five senses all come into play when we travel. Food and drink is part of many people’s tourist experience and the best way to truly grasp the terroir of a wine is to visit where it’s made. Vila Santa tour offers you a visit to the vineyards, the winery, and cellars, where the vinification process is explained to the visitors. You have the opportunity to choose between a wine tasting accompanied by regional cheeses and a selection of different appetizers according to the seasons products or a typical Alentejo lunch , “be a winemaker for a day” or take a cooking class, where culture, tradition and the character of our wines come in complete harmony, promising a unique and unforgettable experience . During harvest time it’s also possible to take part in grape picking and foot-trodding in old marble "lagares" (stone troughs).
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Vila Santa | Vila Santa - N4, Estremoz 7100-149, Portugal
+351 268 339 910
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

It was a perfect experience. We went for our baby 1st birthday. I highly recommend the visit and make wine for a day. Sofia Nanita is really kind and her explanations are really detailed. Surely we will come back.

Thank Mickaël P
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

We are happy to know you enjoyed the visit. Thanks Vera Magalhães

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Second time we've visited this winery and we enjoyed our second visit as much as our first. Sophia is an excellent guide and speaks very good English. The winery is very interesting and the tasting afterwards was excellent and relaxed. Depending on the tasting you...More

Thank inglist
Management response:Responded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your nice comment. If you book in advance, you will have no problema with the visist and the tasting . If you just turn up, and if we are free, we always try to make the visist and the tasting, sometimes people...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Thorough private tour with tasting and tapas. We met the gracious owner. He's like the Robert Mondovi of Alentejo wine area. Lovely area with super wines at low prices. Darn, suitcases only had room for nine bottles. When we got back to our hotel, the...More

Thank justdoitTemecula
Management response:Responded 6 March 2017

Thak you very much for your nice comment. We welcome all our visitors. Vera and Sofia

Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had a great tour round this beautiful winery with Sofia who was an great guide and who spoke excellent English. We went in on the passing and booked a tour for the following morning, the staff have other roles in addition to conducting tours...More

Thank inglist
Management response:Responded 6 October 2016

Thak you very much for your nice comment. We welcome all our visitors. Vera and Sofia

Reviewed 13 June 2016

There are only a few wineries in this area that are set up for independent travelers interested in wine tasting. In our experience, most wineries cater to tour groups. J. Portugal Ramos is better organized for visitors but you still you need to book in...More

2  Thank K2KBunny
Management response:Responded 6 March 2017

Thank you for your comment. Sofia Nanita

Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Visited the winery without booking and unfortunately didn't get to try the wines. I showed up within the opening hours I found but wasn't aware of the need for booking. However the aim point is that if one makes the effort to visit your winery...More

1  Thank Thistime2morrow
Sofia N, Wine tourism at Joao Portugal Ramos Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

It is always a pleasure when some visitor comes and makes a point of visiting us. What you describe about your experience is not at all our way of receiving, which unfortunately you had. If you book in advance, you will have no problem with...More

Reviewed 12 September 2011

I recently visited Joao Portugal Ramos during the harvest. It was a fantastic experience to see the production of the wine, the facilities and to top it off taste some great wines! I would recommend a visit to the winery if you are in the...More

2  Thank WineaDay
Reviewed 19 November 2003

A great Alentejo wine maker. We visited the Adega, located within sight of the 12th century tower of Estremoz. Wines well worth taking home to the U.S.

3  Thank DougViages
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