Ferreira Wine Cellars

Wine Cellar in Porto

Ferreira Wine Cellar Buildings
CC BY-SA 2.0 / Matt Kieffer

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.



The Ferreira Wine Cellars appears in our Complete Guide to Visiting Porto!

This website uses affiliate links which may earn a commission at no additional cost to you!

Visiting Ferreira Wine Cellars


From 10.15 – 16.30


From €19.00

Address: A.A. Ferreira, Rua Carvalhosa, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Duration: 20 minutes

Nearby Attractions

Tours and Activities from Porto