Ferreira Wine Cellars
Wine Cellar in Porto
Caves Ferreira, located in Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto, is an esteemed and historic establishment renowned for its production of exceptional port wines. With a legacy dating back to 1751, Caves Ferreira is the only big house of Port Wine that has remained in Portuguese hands since its foundation. Founded in 1751, the brand’s history is intertwined with the history of the evolution of the Douro Region, demarcated only 5 years after, in 1756. Its most famous owner was, unlike in the other wineries was a woman. Twice widowed, Dona Antónia Adelaide Ferreira contributed significantly to the consolidation of the brand, taking over the business at 33, strengthening and expanding it thanks to her entrepreneurial spirit and charisma.
A visit to Caves Ferreira offers an immersive experience that delves into the rich history and winemaking process behind their esteemed ports. Knowledgeable guides lead visitors through the atmospheric cellars, sharing the stories and traditions that have shaped the company for centuries. The guided tour starts at the House of Dona Antónia Adelaide Ferreira , traversing the long warehouse where hundreds of vats and casks age the wine. The visit continues through the Vintage Museum and the garden just before the tasting of three different categories – White, Ruby and Tawny Porto.
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Visiting Ferreira Wine Cellars
From 10.15 – 16.30