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Escape to the breath-taking Douro Valley for a last minute vintage wine adventure

Craving a bit of sun and adventure after a summer of restrictions?  Want to get your hands dirty after a year of endless sanitising? If so, head for the beauty and tranquillity of Quinta da Gricha for the annual harvest Vindima of Churchill’s award-winning port and Douro wines from now through to October.

Learn about the Douro Valley and the unique viticulture of the world’s oldest demarcated zone. Immerse yourself in centuries-old traditions while picking grapes and enjoy wandering the vined-terraces overlooking the Douro River. Then treat yourself with a refreshing glass of wine in the panoramic infinity pool before a delicious dinner in the idyllic orange grove. Whether you’re a port aficionado or just a curious wine fan with a love of beautiful places, the Churchill’s Harvest Haven Experience is the perfect blast of fresh air after months indoors.

This exclusive two-night break is available from now until 20th October 2020 and includes:

- Two-night stay in a vineyard suite at Quinta da Gricha Vineyard House (2px) All inclusive – Breakfast, lunch and dinner, tea and complimentary wine and port (2px)

- Vineyard jeep and winery tour

- Guided Port and Douro Wine tasting - Daily harvest chats with winemakers - Option of luxury transfer from/to Porto Price: £710 for two people (inc. tax; excl. transfer) Optional transfer service: for €120 one way /€200 return. To book visit: https://churchills-port.com/quinta-da-gricha/experiences/