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Quinta Do Frances Winery

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Address: Odelouca River Valley | Sitio da Dobra, Cx Postal 862H, Silves 8300-037, Portugal
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+351 282 106 303
10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:30
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:30

Winery with guided tour, wine tasting and wine shop in the Algarve. Owned...

Winery with guided tour, wine tasting and wine shop in the Algarve. Owned by a French man which produces high quality red, rosé and white wines. Open all year.

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Nice winery

Very nice place. Ladies were very knowledgeable and super friendly. Went on a cloudy, windy Sunday but still great views. Great place to visit any day. Reasonably priced... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice place. Ladies were very knowledgeable and super friendly. Went on a cloudy, windy Sunday but still great views. Great place to visit any day. Reasonably priced tasting. Will go back.

Thank vagabondgolfergirl
Cardiff UK
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was included as part of a Thomson Holidays tour, it was interesting and the tour was good. We tasted 3 wines the two white I found bland with no body, the red was much better bold and more flavour. The white had very little smell to it. Not my type of wines.

Thank Brian P
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

It's really worth a visit. Perfect taste. Perfect view. Friendly and helpful staff. Easier is to use google maps to find it than tomtom sat nav.

Thank GregJansson
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101 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This place has got a lot of character. It's a little tucked away winery, run by a family and helped out by neighbours and locals. Some very nice vineyards and the tour is full of information and the staff know what they're talking about. You get to the see the winery and storage etc. Great little tasting at the end... More 

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

A young and very nicely presented vineyard. The docent was very nice and described the wine making process for us to follow. I recommend taking the time to visit the vineyard.

Thank 7034lithopolis
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent small winery with a awesome view onto the own vineyards and the beautiful landscape around. Tanja our guide for the small tour and the tasting afterwards was just perfect. With enthusiasm, huge knowledge and kindness she showed us around. Thank you Tanja! We enjoyed very much!

1 Thank Sarah S
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Went as a couple. If you are from the big city the peacefulness of the place will endear itself and impress you with the charm. We got to the place before one of the tour times and they have us a personal type just for the two of us.

Thank Dan S
Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

A wonderful guide, Tania is a great and very knowledgable hostess and made our visit to the winery one of the highlights of our trip to the Algarve. The education and the history of the winery was interesting and informative. The wine was lovely and we had several bottles of Quinta Do Frances for dinner tonight.

1 Thank tiny192319
Maybole, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Went out to the winery to get a impression of good wines from the algarve. In this winery they are not good, they are.great. Fine white wines, even the grapes brought in, a lovely well made rose, but awesome reds. Could not try the Basic Red, as sold out, but liked the good cuvee. Well made, nice tannins. Took a... More 

1 Thank Kai-Uwe S
Cowes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A lovely location, could of been in Italy or France, lovely setting. The trip around the winery was good and well presented. After the trip we had a wine tasting and sampled some of there really good wines which are among the best on the Algarve. A really good visit, thanks.

1 Thank Peter A

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