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Monte da Casteleja

Lagos, Portugal
+351 282 798 408
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Our visit to Monte da Casteleja was truly disappointing. We were very excited and heard great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hawley M
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We scheduled a wine tour/tasting for Friday at 3PM, which was confirmed by a staff member with both... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Talia R
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Organic wine producer located 3km from Lagos. Traditional farm with beautiful vineyards, olive and almond trees. Wine tours and tastings by appointment. Include a visit to the winery and cellar and the tasting of white, rose and red wine, paired with regional tapas. Book your visit in advance. Thank you!
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“wine tasting” (13 reviews)
“tapas tour” (2 reviews)
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Lagos, Portugal
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+351 282 798 408
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visit to Monte da Casteleja was truly disappointing. We were very excited and heard great things. Booking went smoothly, and we received confirmation promptly. However all of this went south as soon as we arrived at the property. We arrived 10 minutes early but...More

Thank Hawley M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We scheduled a wine tour/tasting for Friday at 3PM, which was confirmed by a staff member with both the date and time. However, when we showed up, the gates were locked. We waited until 3:20, and called the number listed on the website multiple times,...More

Thank Talia R
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

Nothing but respect for Guillaume Leroux and his team to pursue viticulture in this hot, dry and windy region of Portugal and to do so organically. Even more heroic is his commitment to twice weekly scheduled tours and advertise as such in local hotels and...More

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Guillaume L, Proprietário at Monte da Casteleja, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2017

Dear Peter Thank you very much for such a detailed evaluation of our work, including the bones. To grow vines in this region and organically give us in fact a lot of work. But it is a pleasure to spend some time sharing my experience...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Spent a beautiful afternoon here, touring the vineyard and listening to the passion of the owner. Great wines to taste after - particularly the red which was one of the best I've tasted. Definitely worth a visit

Thank DodgeRog
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

We booked this trip from the UK about 4 weeks before our holiday and even then we did not get our first choice of dates, the email response was very quick and helpful. The actual tour was only for about 49 minutes but that was...More

Thank Glenn D
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

We spent an afternoon here in July for the wine and tapas tour. The owner is very passionate and extremely knowledgeable and entertaining to listen to as he guides us around the winery. The tour finishes with wine tasting and tapas on the farmyard terrace....More

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Reviewed July 3, 2017

We pre booked our wine tasting day from the Uk. The owner of the vineyard was so pleasant , helpful and accommodating that we knew we were in for a treat. The location is serene, had a very enjoyable tasting and being educated about wine....More

Thank Denboy7
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Lovely to walk around the vineyard with the owner and listen about the wine, his passion for his product, the focus on a natural organic method of growing the grapes. Plus at the end of that, the wine itself isn't half bad! I did the...More

1  Thank Ian P
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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place it was to listen about the wine passion, focus on natural organic wine farming.. the place had a great energy and makes you want to stay there longer.. We received interesting introduction about wine production, tasted organic wine with delicious tapas...More

1  Thank Małgorzata S
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Reviewed January 15, 2017

A visit to this lovely vineyard is the perfect way to spend an afternoon. It is only 10 minutes outside the town of Lagos and is well worth a visit. Guillaume and his family have planted the vineyard here and his passion for wine making...More

1  Thank thecraicis90
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Eileen59Ireland
January 27, 2016|
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Response from Monte C |
Hello Eileen. Yes we will be open and offer wine tours in May You just have to get in contact some days in advance and make your reservation. Hope to see you soon Greetings from Monte team!
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