Ponta Delgada wine tour – Azores Cheese & Wine

Rua José Bensaúde 54, 9500 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
From: €75,00
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2 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people



About this tour

Ponta Delgada Wine Tour at a Glance

Explore Ponta Delgada and discover the best of its culinary and historic gems with an experienced local guide on a Ponta Delgada Walking Tour! On this guided tour, you’ll sample traditional Azorean wines, taste artisanal cheese paired with volcanic flavors, explore some of the city’s oldest landmarks such as jails from centuries ago, and gain valuable recommendations for where else you can eat or drink in Ponta Delgada. This is sure to be an unforgettable experience!


  • An expert local guide
  • Relax and enjoy the fine-dining private location.
  • Learn about traditional cheesemaking and autochthonous wine castes such as “Verdelho”
  • Food pairing experience
  • Enjoy a fun, delicious, and informative experience, great for both serious cheese and wine enthusiasts

Ponta Delgada Wine tour In Details

Join us on the Ponta Delgada walking tour and explore the culinary delights of Azores! This private fine-dining experience provides an opportunity to learn about traditional cheese making and taste unique flavors of local wines. Our expert host will guide you through six types of cheeses, four different locally produced Azorean wines, homemade jam, fruits and breads specially chosen to complement each other. 

Start your adventure with a visit to a local farm where you can observe how traditional cheeses are made from scratch using artisanal methods. You’ll get to sample some freshly made cheese that is still warm from the production process – one of life’s simple pleasures!

You’ll get to sample some of Ponta Delgada’s best foods paired with delicious wines during your tour. Enjoy generous portions that are sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate while learning more about local flavors, ingredients, and recipes. Take part in an informative yet entertaining experience perfect for both serious cheese and wine enthusiasts or those looking to expand their knowledge of these two amazing culinary delights!  

At the end of your Ponta Delgada Walking Tour, top off your evening by indulging in a delightful dessert such as Portuguese custard tart or some other condiments like honeyed almonds or dark chocolate truffles. With so much flavor packed into one night, it doubles as dinner too! So come along for an unforgettable gastronomic adventure full of tastes from around the world!

What makes this Ponta Delgada Wine tour unique?

The Ponta Delgada Wine Tour is a unique experience that allows guests to explore Ponta Delgada and its traditional cheesemaking and wine-making practices. Led by an expert local guide, the tour takes you through the streets of Ponta Delgada while introducing you to authentic Azorean food and wines. Guests get to enjoy a relaxing private dining experience, learn about autochthonous wine casts such as “Verdelho”, have a delicious food pairing experience, all while having fun in a beautiful environment. This tour is perfect for both serious cheese and wine enthusiasts who are looking for an informative yet enjoyable time. 

Things to know

  •  It takes about an hour and a half. 
  • It takes about an hour and a half. 
  • Includes six kinds of cheese, four wines, a dessert, sauces, and more.
  • Large amounts of food and wine are served, so it can also be used as dinner.

Meeting point

José Bensaúde 54, 9500 Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Please meet your Hungry Whales host at Rua José Bensaúde 54, a private location on a quiet residential part of town. Upon arrival, please ring the bell.

Cancelation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



  • Foods included: artisanal cheeses, fruits, breads, jam, and other delicacies. Homemade dessert.
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • This experience provides generous amounts, doubling as dinner.
  • Non-alcoholic beverages available.
  • Pick-up and drop-off at hotels.


Learn about traditional cheesemaking and autochthonous wine castes such as "Verdelho" (once a favorite of Russian Tsars). Taste six types of cheese, carefully selected for their unique flavors and textures.

Pair your cheeses with four different locally produced Azorean wines, specially chosen to complement the flavors of the cheeses.

Taste homemade jam, local fruits, and different kinds of artisanal bread, perfectly matched with the cheeses and wines. Your expert host will guide you through the pairings and share insights about the foods and wines, as well as many stories about their history and production.

From: €75,00


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