Quinta do bomfim

quinta do bomfim

Where is Quinta do Bomfim?

Since then generations of Symington winemakers have worked the vineyards and enjoyed stays at this beautiful property. One of the finest Douro estates, Quinta do Bomfim is sited in the heart of the Upper Douro Valley, ideally located in an area of transition between temperate and Mediterranean climates.

What is a Lavagem do Bonfim?

A Lavagem do Bonfim é uma celebração inter-religiosa que tem lugar em Salvador da Bahia, Brasil. Acontece na quinta-feira que antecede o segundo domingo após o Dia de Reis, no mês de janeiro.

What makes Bomfim so special?

Built in 1896, the old Bomfim lodge is one of the most remarkable buildings in the Douro region. Our youngest wines are stored here in vats and barrels as they wait their turn to head downriver to Gaia. The vineyards are where everything begins – the birthplace of our wines.

What makes the Bomfim Lodge in the Douro special?

Built in 1896, the old Bomfim lodge is one of the most remarkable buildings in the Douro region. Our youngest wines are stored here in vats and barrels as they wait their turn to head downriver to Gaia. Built in 1896, the old Bomfim lodge is one of the most remarkable buildings in the Douro region.

Where does the name Quinta do Bomfim come from?

Acquired by George Warre for Dow’s in 1896, the name of the property derived from Vale do Bomfim, ‘the well-placed valley’, as the area around the village of Pinhão was then known. In 1912, Andrew James Symington became a partner in Dow’s and made Quinta do Bomfim his Douro family home.

What to do in Quinta do Bomfim?

One of the Douros most renowned estates, Quinta do Bomfim is now open to the public for tours (in several languages), tastings and vineyard walks. Suggest edits to improve what we show. Explore different ways to experience this place.

When did Quinta do Bomfim port come out?

Quinta do Bomfim: 1896 – 1996 In the Quinta’s Centenary year - 1996, Dow’s produced a superb single-quinta Vintage Port from Quinta do Bomfim. This wine has received wide critical acclaim, most notably a Gold Medal at the International Wine Challenge (London, 2005).

Where is Vale do Bomfim in Portugal?

This historic estate is situated on the north bank of the Douro River near the village of Pinhão. The property derived its name from Vale do Bomfim, ‘the well-placed valley’, the old name for the area around Pinhão. In 1912, Andrew James Symington became a partner in Dow’s.

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