Tapada de Coelheiros, the prestigious estate located in the heart of the Alentejo region of Portugal, announces its exclusive 2023 Harvest Program for wine enthusiasts and the curious.
This immersive and captivating experience invites visitors to immerse themselves in the magic of the grape harvest season and discover the art behind wine production.
From the 17th of August to the 18th of September it will be possible to follow and experience all the stages of the harvest at Tapada de Coelheiros. The visit starts in the field and the highlights of the 2023 Harvest Program include:
– Analysis of maturation: Observe and understand the different states of maturation of the grape and what are the ideal properties and levels to start picking the grapes. Learn from the experienced team at Tapada de Coelheiros the subtleties that influence the characteristics of the wine.
– Jeep tour: Tour of the property, where you can observe part of the fauna and flora of Tapada de Coelheiros, as well as some of the methods that promote organic and sustainable agriculture, for which the producer is recognized.
– Visit to the cellar: Observe and get to know the “blank canvas” of winemaker Luís Patrão, as well as the secrets that underlie winemaking.
– Wine tasting: To finish and relax, a tasting of 5 wines paired with a plate of snacks and typical products from the region.
“It is increasingly important to make known all the processes and practices inherent in wine production. We believe that it is fundamental to understand the origin of things and with this harvest program we will have one more opportunity to share with those who visit us, the detailed work that is done in the vineyard and in the Tapada in general, and how everything starts again in the cellar each year. At Tapada de Coelheiros, we value respect for nature and this helps us to follow the right path.” – says João Raposeira, responsible for the countryside and ecosystems.
This program costs €70 per person and is available between August 17th and September 18th.
Reservations are now open, and spaces are limited. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to experience the soul and dedication of producing the iconic Tapada de Coelheiros wine.
Prior appointments are mandatory and can be made via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone 266 470000, or WhatsApp +351 927324551.
In addition to this program, Tapada de Coelheiros offers other experiences, which are also available for consultation on the website www.tapadadecoelheiros.pt
About Tapada de Coelheiros:
Property that has been producing quality wines in Alentejo since 1991. Located in Igrejinha, in the municipality of Arraiolos, it shares the philosophy of art of the famous handmade rugs.
Tapada is a classic picture of the Alentejo landscape, preserving the region’s traditional cultures and the balance of the ecosystem with a strong focus on environmental sustainability and on organic and regenerative farming practices. Inserted in the demarcated region of Alentejo. The territory extends over approximately 800ha, including 50ha of vineyards in organic production, 40ha of orchard, and a vast area of cork oak where sheep, deer, and fallow deer freely graze. The richness of its biodiversity also includes olive groves and other animals such as ducks, hares, and rabbits.
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