Silent tasting: Douro Primeira Prova

Jun 03rd 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jun 04th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jun 05th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Silent tasting 3rd to 5th June


The leading producers of the Portuguese Douro Valley have been working together for more than ten years as ‘The New Douro’, organizing together events worldwide. From 2019 on, they will even increase their cooperation and host together an annual release tasting for wine professionals from all four corners of the world in the Douro Valley / Régua. This event is called Douro Primeira Prova (Douro’s First Tasting) and will include the new releases, which can be tasted and scored in the form of a ‘silent tasting’.

to taste: all new releases from the 25 leading producers of the Douro Valley
approximately 150 wines: 2018 whites, 2017 reds and 2017 Vintage Ports

Take advantage of a unique opportunity, to attend this Silent Tasting


The event will take place at the Museu do Douro in Peso da Régua (approx. 100 km east of Porto) from Monday June 3rd to Wednesday June 5th, 2019. 50 tasting seats are going to be available on 3 days, in a total of 6 tasting slots.


The New Douro Wineries:
Casa Ferreirinha (Sogrape Vinhos) / Ramos Pinto / Duorum Vinhos/ Lavradores de Feitoria / Poeira / Niepoort / Nova Quinta do Sagrado / Poças / Quinta da Boavista + Quinta das Tecedeiras / Quinta da Gaivosa (Alves de Sousa) / Quinta de São José / Quinta de la Rosa / Quinta do Crasto + Roquette&Cazes / Quinta do Noval / Quinta do Pessegueiro/ Quinta da Romaneira / Quinta do Vallado / Quinta dos Murças/ Quinta Nova / Quinta Vale D. Maria / Quinta do Vale Meão / Real Companhia Velha / Symington + Prats&Symington / Vertice / Wine&Soul 


About the format of the Silent Tasting:

The Douro Primeira Prova will be conducted as a set tasting. You will be able to choose the order in which you taste the wines, and may do so at your own pace. The wine list will be provided to you beforehand, should you wish to prepare in advance. You will also have Wi-Fi access at your disposal in the tasting venue, should you wish to work online. The wines will be personally served by the growers. Tasting seats will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please indicate your name, company, e-mail address, mobile phone number and desired day(s) and time slot(s) to


Silent Tastings-Slots from A to F
A Monday, 3 June 9–12 am

B Monday, 3 June 1–4 pm

C Tuesday, 4 June 9–12 am

D Tuesday, 4 June 1–4 pm

E Wednesday, 5 June 9–12 am

F Wednesday, 5 June 1–4 pm


Museu do Douro
Rua Marquês de Pombal
5050-282 Peso da Régua, Portugal


Travelling to the Museu do Douro:
Arriving at Porto Airport you can travel comfortably by train from Porto Campanha to Régua (travel time of approx. 2.5 hours) or hire a car directly at the airport (travel time of approx. 1.5 hours).


Accommodation options:

Make sure you book your accommodation as soon as possible – the Douro is an extremely popular travel destination in early summer!

Hotel Régua Douro: - 650 m*: Rooms have been pre-booked here for the event until the end of March. When you make a reservation please indicate the following code: Primeira Prova

Quinta do Vallado: - 4.0 km*: Rooms have been pre-booked here for the event until the end of March. When you make a reservation please indicate the following code: Primeira Prova

Vila Galé Douro: - 2.3 km*

Delfim Douro: - 6.7 km*

Six Senses Douro Valley: - 6.0 km*

Original Douro Hotel: - 350 m*

Quinta de Casaldronho: - 8.3 km*

Quinta de la Rosa: - 27.0 km* (25 minutes by car): *Distance to the Museu do Douro


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