Soalheiro : : Gastronomic Experiences

Traditional Food & Wine Pairing Experience

A ‘classic’ pairing of local flavours

We invite you to appreciate some of the most ‘classic’ flavours of our Territory. Indulge in traditional smoked meats, prepared at our own Quinta de Folga, alongside other local products. These flavours pair perfectly with Soalheiro Alvarinho (Clássico), our most recognized wine, born from the same terroir. Read more…

Minimum 2 people

Duration: 2 hours 30minutes

  • Visit to 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) paired with traditional smoked meats and homemade jams from Quinta de Folga and vegetables from our organic vegetable garden
17,00€ (VAT inc.)

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With this experience you will start with a tour of our vineyards and winemaking facilities. This will lead to our outdoor terrace with its panoramic view of the Minho River Valley. While enjoying the landscape you will taste some expressions of Alvarinho before heading to Quinta de Folga. At our smokehouse you will learn about our vineyards, herbal tea farms, and the long-standing tradition of producing smoked meats (Fumeiro) in Melgaço. This experience will finish in Quinta de Folga’s cosy dining room with a tasting of local delicacies.

At Quinta de Folga the focus is on Bísaro pig, a local breed, which we raise with ecological breeding. During this gastronomic experience we offer you the following selection of traditional smoked meats prepared from this breed: 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). The meats will be accompanied by our own homemade jams and vegetables from our organic garden. The experience would not be complete without a tasting of Soalheiro Alvarinho (Clássico), our most internationally recognized wine and a perfect complement for these local flavours.

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.