Soalheiro : : Gastronomic Experiences

Roots Food & Wine Pairing Experience

Connect to our roots through local flavours

Our story is best shared through flavours of our region. We invite you to join us in our Territory to pair local delicacies with the four wines that form the pillars of our foundation. Read more…

Minimum 2 people

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

  • Visit to the vineyard and the winery
  • Panoramic view of Minho River Valley
  • Tasting of several expressions of Alvarinho at Soalheiro
  • Food and wine pairing at Quinta de Folga
  • Tasting of Soalheiro Alvarinho (Clássico), Soalheiro Primeiras Vinhas, Soalheiro Granit, and Soalheiro Espumante Bruto Alvarinho paired with smoked meats and homemade jams from Quinta de Folga, and vegetables from our organic vegetable garden
25,00€ (VAT inc.)

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This food and wine experience begins with a guided tour of our vineyards and winery. The tour culminates on our green terrace, where you will enjoy the nature of the Minho River Valley accompanied by the aromatic profile of Alvarinho. Next you will head to Quinta de Folga, our smokehouse located down the road from our winery. Here you will learn about our vineyards, herbal tea farms, and the time-honoured tradition of producing Fumeira (smoked meats) in Melgaço. In the inviting tasting room at Quinta de Folga, the experience finishes with a tasting of local delicacies and four of our most symbolic wines.

Bísaro pig, a local breed, is the focus at Quinta de Folga. Here, we raise this breed in an ecological manner, always showing respect for the environment. This gastronomic experience features a spread of traditional smoked meats: Salpicão (dry-cured smoked pork sausage), Chouriça de Sangue (smoked blood sausage), Chouriça de Carne (smoked pork sausage), and Alheira (smoked sausage made with pork and bread). These meats are accompanied by our own homemade jams and vegetables from our organic garden, matching perfectly with iconic wines from our collection.

Soalheiro Alvarinho (Clássico), our most emblematic wine, is the perfect expression of Alvarinho’s aromatic character. Primeiras Vinhas comes from our first vines, planted in 1974. Soalheiro Granit’s mineral profile comes from high altitude vineyards, expressing the versatility of our terroir. Finally, Espumante Bruto Alvarinho was the first sparkling wine made from Alvarinho following the traditional method. These four wines, with their varied profiles, represent important milestones in our history.

If you cancel your reservation up to 48 hours before the visit, the value of the visit will be fully refunded.

If you cancel your reservation between 48 to 24 hours prior to your visit, you will be given a credit for the full value paid, which can be used towards wine tourism services until the end of the calendar year.

If you cancel your reservation within 24 hours prior to your visit, or do not show up, the payment will be fully charged.