A magnificent building that is full of history, the Port House of Sandeman has been used for more than two centuries to age the world’s most recognized Porto wines inside hundreds of wooden casks and vats.

Situated next to the river in Vila Nova de Gaia, the House of Sandeman boasts one of the best views over Porto, a city classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. 

Sandeman also operates a Co-Branded restaurant called The George in Porto, as well as a Hostel and Hotel Suite facility called The House of Sandeman.


Tasting is available with the tours. The tastings discussed here are located on at the Porto (Gaia) cellar location.

Tasting Price: 13 - 40 Euros.


Classic Tour
The visit culminates in a spacious state-of-the-art tasting room, where Sandeman Ruby and Tawny Porto Wines can be enjoyed in a unique environment.

Premium Tour
A guided tour through the Sandeman Cellars ending with a tasting of three different categories of wines – White, Ruby and Tawny.

1790 Tour
In a special area, exclusive to the 1790 Tour, five select Porto wines are explored in a prolonged tasting experience, affording a detailed knowledge of this unique wine.

100 Year Old Tawny Tour
An opportunity to discover Sandeman’s long tradition in the ageing and blending of Porto Wines. The tour ends with a comprehensive tasting of a century of Tawnies – 10, 20, 30 and 40 Year Old Tawny Portos

Tasting Price: Classic Tour: 13 euros
Premium Tour: 15 euros
1790 Tour: 22 euros
100 years Old Tawnies Tour: 40 euros


This winery offers Cave Tours on or nearby their winery facility. Cave Tours typically involve barrel room exploration in either natural caves or man made underground storage rooms.

This winery is known for its Great Views on the property.

This winery includes lodging on or nearby the property.

There is a restaurant on-site.

This winery offers wine tastings on the property either by walk-in or appointment.

This winery offers wine tours on their property. Either of the winery facility, vineyards and/or cellar space.

Wine Styles

  • Dessert Wines
  • Madeira
  • Port Wines
  • Sherry
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