Amidst the lush landscapes of the Douro valley, Quinta da Pacheca is not only an unavoidable brand in the national wine market, but also a destination of choice when it comes to wine tourism. And the Wine Barrels are already one of its trademarks.
Constituting one of its most daring proposals, these “pipos” in the form of a room constitute a unique idea of accommodation in the region and which has been attracting more and more national and foreign tourists.
Getting to know the Wine Barrels at Quinta da Pacheca is an excellent opportunity to feel the pulse of the oldest demarcated region in the worldtaking the opportunity to taste some of the most symbolic nectars of the region.
Do not miss this opportunity for a stay that you will certainly not forget.
security and tranquility
The Wine Barrels at Quinta da Pacheca have been winning over tourists looking for privacy, tranquility and refinement, duly framed by 75 hectares of vineyards. And the project keeps growing.
In recent years, Quinta da Pacheca has carried out a significant investment, with a view to diversifying its tourism product. This was embodied, for example, in the creation of a thematic spa, wine therapy, with treatment rooms, gym, indoor and outdoor pools, as well as increasing the capacity of the wine shop and multipurpose rooms.
This intervention also included the construction of a new building, adjacent to the main house, which offers 24 rooms, most of them facing the Douro River, with absolutely breathtaking views. It should also be noted that some of these new rooms have enough capacity to receive families.
Quinta da Pacheca: feel the pulse of the Douro
The Wine House Hotel
Much more than a mere wine brand, Quinta da Pacheca is already a concept, a global experience where wine is omnipresent, without forgetting all the comforts of modern life.
Before arriving at the Wine Barrels, The Wine House Hotel (now enlarged) was the first major wine tourism investment in the estate, combining a secular history with the modernity of a winning project that receives thousands of visitors every year. demonstrates all its boldness and irreverence with this bold project The Wine House. All framed in beautiful vineyards as far as the eye can see
With 57 hectares of vineyards extending to the Golden RiverQuinta da Pacheca is equipped with eight imposing mills where, under the guidance of winemaker Maria Serpa Pimentel and agronomist and production director Hugo Fonseca, Pacheca reds are vinified, the result of limited annual productions of DOC Douro wines and wines from Porto only of special categories.
The boldness of wine barrels
The Wine Barrels are suites shaped like barrels, ten in total, naturally large, ensuring everything you need for an unforgettable stay.
These barrels have a private terrace and are located at the top of the vineyard, offering a view over a breathtaking landscape.
The suites, with around 35 square meters, also have a fantastic deck, from where you can admire the monumentality of the Douro valley as far as the eye can see, as well as a discreet skylight, ideal for admiring the beautiful starry nights of the region.
Private bathroom, air conditioning and exclusive furniture, complete a superior offer that will be a hit with lovers not only of wine, but also of nature.
a new experience
Sandra Dias, responsible for wine tourism at Quinta da Pacheca, highlights the merits of this project “It is a new experience for those looking for peace, nature, good food and wine”, noting that the owners, Maria do Céu Gonçalves and Paulo Pereira, have in mind the creation of a bold and striking project for the Douro
This is an original service with a lot of room for growth. Therefore, there is already investment for the creation of a new building to serve wine tourism. Soon, Quinta da Pacheca will have a new space that will make available another 24 rooms, and even some luxury treats, such as a spa and two swimming pools (indoor and outdoor).
The Quinta da Pacheca restaurant serves typical Douro dishes, but with the refined touch of the most modern and cosmopolitan gastronomic trends, by the hands of chef Carlos Pires.
Explained tastings and wine courses, ‘wine shop’, tours, events, cooking ‘workshops’ and ‘à la carte’ tourism, including boat, train, helicopter or pedestrian trips, are some of the activities offered by this unit of wine tourism at Quinta da Pacheca.
There is also a wine shop or wine shop (now bigger), as it is commonly known. Here it is possible to taste the entire portfolio of wines, including some rarities, such as Reservas, Vintage, or other products that the Quinta puts on the market, such as sweets or olive oil.
Quinta da Pacheca
261 Sundial Street
(+351) 254 331 229