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Between July and September there are films and Vinho Verde to be enjoyed outdoors.

Sessions take place between “the most beautiful house in Porto” and nine farms in the Region

The cycle of “Cinema in the Vineyard” promoted by the Viticulture Commission of the Vinho Verde Region (CVRVV) returns on July 6th and, until September, around two dozen films will be on display at different farms in the Region and in the gardens of the Casa dos Vinhos Verdes, in Porto, which include wine tasting and other activities prepared in each location.

Curated by Paulo Cunha and Tiago Fernandes, the 2023 edition of the open-air cinema cycle has “The Terroir” as its theme, transposing the concept focused on a type of cinema that is also centered on a particular territory from vitiviniculture to the screen. with distinctive traits which reproduce unique images and sounds that serve as raw material for unique works.

Departing from a journey that begins in Japan and ends in Brazil, the cinema cycle’s programming addresses various latitudes and sui generis cultures, which deserve to be observed and listened to with the greatest attention and duly accompanied by a glass of Vinho Verde.

“This cycle of cinema in the vineyard has already been sought after by various audiences in the city of Porto and in the Region for some years, so this year we decided to reinforce the program and choose terroir as the central theme for trips around the world throughout the summer. We bet on a relaxed format that allows you to visit the Palacete and enjoy the gardens, at the same time you can taste the wines of the Region, ice cream created from iconic grape varieties, and other products that harmonize perfectly. On farms, the hospitality of the producers and the growing offer of wine tourism that is asserting itself throughout the Region guarantee exclusive programs in different places, always celebrating Vinho Verde”, highlights Dora Simões, President of CVRVV.

Sessions start at 9:30 pm and are limited to a maximum of 50 people. Tickets are available at www.vinhoverde.pt or through the contacts of each participating space.

In the “Most beautiful house in Porto”, just spread the blanket on the grass and enjoy the river view

At nº 318, Rua da Restauração, the gardens of Casa do Vinho Verde offer the unique setting of the Douro River to host a movie screen and enjoy the summer nights with visits to the Palacete, Vinho Verde tastings, Vinho Verde ice creams, and good films. From 20:15, the doors open to those who want to know the former Palacete Silva Monteiro with a guided tour that explains the historical background and curiosities about the architectural details of that iconic building in Porto in the 19th century.

In the gardens, there are tastings of Vinhos Verdes of different profiles, from the lightest and freshest to the most intense, structured, and aged Vinhos Verdes. On warm nights, the Alvarinho, Vinhão, Loureiro, and Avesso ice creams present the aromas and flavors of those grape varieties from the Region in a fresh format created by Chef António Vieira.

With mandatory registration, the sessions cost 10 euros per person and include a guided tour of Palacete Silva Monteiro, Vinho Verde tastings, and a movie session. Until September, there are a dozen films to see:

  • July 6th | Alcarras (Carla Simón, 2022), 120 minutes
  • July 07 | Where Is My Friend’s House (Abbas Kiarostami, 1987), 84 minutes
  • July 20th | A Pastry Shop in Tokyo (Naomi Kawase, 2015), 113 minutes
  • July 21st | Off Road (Panah Panahi, 2021), 93 minutes
  • August 03 | Ice Merchants (João Gonzalez, 2022) 14 minutes + Entre Ilhas (Amaya Sumpsi, 2022), 76 minutes
  • August 4th | The Mountain Range of Dreams (Patrício Guzmán, 2019), 84 minutes
  • August 17th | The Headless Woman (Lucrecia Martel, 2008), 87 minutes
  • August 18th | Mustang (Deniz Gamze Ergüven, 2016), 97 minutes
  • August 31st | False Movement (Wim Wenders, 1975) 103 minutes
  • September 01 | Rain is Singing in the Village of the Dead (João Salaviza and Renée Messora Nader, 2018), 110 minutes

Traveling through the Region hitchhiking in the seventh art

In nine farms of the Vinho Verde Region, there is “Cinema in the Vineyard” for true connoisseurs: between vineyards and wineries, the films take place in the natural habitat of the producers, where the iconic wines of the Region are produced. Tickets for the sessions must be purchased through direct contacts with the estates and guarantee tastings of Vinhos Verdes of different profiles depending on the geography:

  • July 08 | Adega Cooperativa de Felgueiras – Caves Felgueiras CRL
  • 9:00 pm | Vinho Verde tasting
  • 9:30 pm | Film: Tori and Lokita (Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne, 2022), 88 minutes

Ticket price: 5€
Reservations: geral@coopfelgueiras.pt / Telephone: 255 312 666
Rua Lieutenant Colonel António Emílio Moreira Peixoto. 1258 4610-156 Felgueiras

  • July 14th | House of Tojeira
  • 9:00 pm | Vinho Verde tasting
  • 9:30 pm | Film: Everybody Loves Jeane (Céline Devaux, 2022), 95 minutes

Ticket price: 10€
Reservations: geral@casadatojeira.pt / Telephone: 932 420 082/932 420 062
Lugar da Tojeira – Faia 4860-212 Cabeceiras de Basto

  • July 15th | Quinta da Raza
  • 9:00 pm | Wine Tasting
  • 9:30 pm | Film: The Happiness of Small Things (Daniele Luchetti, 2019), 93 minutes

Ticket price: 15€
Reservations geral@quintadaraza.pt / Telephone: 255 368 159
Veade – Kestrels, 4890-571 Celorico de Basto

  • July 22nd | Quinta de Santa Cristina
  • 9:00 pm | Tasting of 2 Vinhos Verdes + popcorn
  • 9:30 pm | Film: After Sun (Charlotte Wells, 2022), 102 minutes

Ticket price: 10€
Reservations: enoturismo@quintadesantacristina.pt or 912 527 396
Rua de Santa Cristina, 80 Veade, 4890-573 Celorico de Basto

  • July 28th | Ponte de Lima Winery
  • 9:30 pm | Film: Modern Times (Charles Chaplin, 1936) 86 min.

Ticket price: 5€
Reservations: geral@adegapontelima.pt or 258 909 700
Rua Conde de Bertiandos 4990-078 Ponte de Lima, Portugal

  • July 29th | Quinta da Aveleda
  • 7:00 pm | farm visit
  • 9:00 pm | Film: Alma Viva (Cristèle Alves Meira, 2022) 80 min.

Ticket price: 12€
Reservations: info@aveleda.pt
Rua da Aveleda, 2, 4560-570 Penafiel

  • August 5th | Monverde Wine Experience Hotel
  • 9:30 pm | Film: After Sun (Charlotte Wells, 2022), 102 minutes

Ticket price: 7.5€ (Includes popcorn and flute of sparkling wine)
Reservations: guestservice@monverde.pt | Tel. 255143100
Travessa de Sanguinhedo 166, 4600-761 Telões Amarante

  • August 11th | Quinta de Lourosa
  • 9:00 pm | Vinho Verde tasting and snacks
  • 9:30 pm | Movie: Tori and Lokita (Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne, 2022) 88 minutes

Ticket price: 15€
Reservations: info@quintadelourosa.com or Tel 963213655
Quinta de Lourosa – Lourosa, 4620-722 Sousela

  • August 12th | Melgaço farms
  • 9:00 pm | reception
  • 9:15 pm | Vinho Verde tasting and popcorn during the session
  • 9:30 pm | Film: The Happiness of Small Things (Daniele Luchetti, 2019) 93 minutes

Ticket price: 6€ adult / 2€ child (under 12 years old)
Reservations: enoturismo@quintasdemelgaco.pt or 251 410 020
Melgaço Farms in Ferreiros de Cima, Alvaredo, 4960-010 Melgaço

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