|Quinta de La Rosa consists
of 135 acres of A grade vineyards in the heart of the upper Douro, recently
classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
The property is owned by
the Bergqvist family, formerly trading under the family name of Feuerheerd
Bros, who have been shipping Port Wine since 1815.
Nowadays, all aspects of
production are done on site: growing, harvesting, treading and vinifying
followed by maturation, blending and bottling.
There are two levels of accommodation in the main house and a total of 7 bedrooms, including 3 standard rooms (2 twins and double), 2 superior rooms (1 twin and 1 double) and 2 suites (1 twin and 1 double).
All rooms have en-suite bathrooms
or shower rooms and air conditioning, except the ground floor suite. In the suites there is a small sitting room adjacent to the bedroom which
have a single bed suitable for a child. There is also a mini bar.
Next to the main house, there are 3 duplex suites, all with double bed, and 4 superior rooms, 3 with double bed and 1 with twin beds. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms or shower rooms, air conditioning, wireless internet and view to the river. Each suite has an individual entrance.
A communal sitting room and
dining room with an outside terrace with spectacular views of the Douro
valley is provided for all guests. A television is available
in the sitting room.
The swimming pool is situated on a nearby terrace.
The village of Pinhao is
2 kms. from Quinta de la Rosa, 5 mins by car. It is the centre of the surrounding
port district and has a supermarket, butcher, baker, greengrocer, chemist,
A car is advised although there are a number of local taxis available in Pinhao.
The surrounding countryside is mountainous and is one of the most attractive and least spoilt areas of Europe.
Information on other sites in the area is also provided, these include Roman remains, picturesque railway trips, castles, palaces, walks and picnic spots.
From April to October there are daily guided tours including wine tasting. A picnic lunch can be provided with advance notice. Quinta de la Rosa also serves dinner with prior notice.
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