Wine Tour Partners

When it comes to organising the wines tours that we run here at Wines and Tours, we need the help and assistance of a number of key partners. You can find information and links to the partners that we use to make our tours happen, below.

West End Travel

International Travel Agents, West End Travel, are IATA and ABTA bonded . They are also ATOL licensed. They have considerable experience in handling group travel and we have chosen them to handle our September Tour as it includes flights and we want participants to benefit from the ATOL cover they can provide.

Victor Marques

Victor (pic above) is our man in the Douro. His family have been growing vines and making wine for generations. Bursting with energy and life, Victor is as passionate about his Douro Valley as he is about wines. Victor is our Consultant for the Douro at (

Vera Lima of Vinhos del Norte

Dynamic company in the Vinho Verde region with many award winning wines. The neatness of their warehouse, the thoroughness of their published tasting notes and their overall professionalism cannot fail to draw interest. Vera Lima is a worthy ambassador for the wines her father produces.

Domingo De Sousa of Quinta Gaivosa

Domingos’ calm demeanour belies the dedication that has brought this family vineyard to the forefront of Douro Valley Wine production. No shortage of awards here and some very fine wines and ports.  Domingos and Tiago Alves de Sousa are an inspiring example of a successful father and son team.

Quinta de la Rosa

A small family estate producing lovely wines, ports and olive oil. Also has bed and breakfast accommodation overlooking the Douro. Fabulous views. This team is a father and daughter one comprising Tim and Sophia Bergqvist.

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