PROGRAMME

22th of June
Exhibition - Ask to tell the story
Exhibition - Ask to tell the story
Culture and Entertainment
Hall de entrada do Enoturismo
22th of June
Permanent activity during the whole event
We bring you a bit of Covelinhas to the Esporão's Estate. Learn about Quinta dos Murças through a series of sensory experiences that will make you feel in our ' home ' in the Douro.
Wine Tourism Store
Wine Tourism Store
Culture and Entertainment
Enoturismo
22th of June
10:00 | 18:30
In the store you can buy exclusive brand products and have access to rare vintages of the wines of the Herdade do Esporão and Quinta dos Murças, that only here can be purchased.
Children's Check In
Children's Check In
Children
Zona de Crianças
22th of June
10:00 | 11:00
Children are entitled to a special reception on the Big Day, to get to know their fellow adventure companions for the weekend. Meanwhile, the parents we'll learn more about what we have prepared for their children, get to know the baby-sitters and ask any question.
Check-In
Check-In
Nature
Entrance
22th of June
10:00
Limit: 500 people
Welcome to Dia Grande (Big Day). This is your first stop. We’re waiting for you at the Herdade do Esporão entrance to confirm your arrival and share some important information.
Check-in Tents
Check-in Tents
Camping
Parque Tendas e Tipis
22th of June
10:00
Welcome to the campsite. It’s important to check in and, as soon as you have been assigned a tent, feel free to make yourself at home. To ensure you have an unforgettable experience and keep wonderful memories of this weekend, we have a small souvenir waiting for you.
Olive Oil Tour - Visit to the Olive Grove, Visit to the olive mill, Olive Oil Tasting, Labels Creativity
Olive Oil Tour - Visit to the Olive Grove, Visit to the olive mill, Olive Oil Tasting, Labels Creativity
Children
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 13:00
Limit: 12 people
Not all olive oils are the same and, therefore, have different applications. We'll simplify the use of olive oils and teach the youngests how to use this healthy oil by playing and experimenting many mini dishes with different olive oils.
Tasting Sovina Craft Beer
Tasting Sovina Craft Beer
Cerveja
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 20 people
Sovina was the first craft beer to be produced and bottled in Portugal. This is a genuine beer, produced using only natural ingredients. Come and discover the regular Sovina beers and some seasonal and limited editions with our master brewer Arménio Martins.
Tour to the Wineries
Tour to the Wineries
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 20 people
Visit our wineries and discover the backstage of our wine production, while learning more about Esporão's history.
Workshop on organic agriculture practices and soils, with tasting of Esporão Colheita
Workshop on organic agriculture practices and soils, with tasting of Esporão Colheita
Nature
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 25 people
Learn more about our soils and agricultural practices and taste the Esporão Colheita, our first organic wine.
Going to the Future - Basketry Workshop
Going to the Future - Basketry Workshop
Culture and Entertainment
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 10 people
Esproão and Passa Ao Futuro, in line with a show they are curating on Portuguese basketry technology with the National Ethnology Museum at the Museum of Popular Art in September 2019, have invited the artisan Cristina Fonseca to teach some techniques with Bunho. Each person will take home the object they created, and hopefully be inspired to experiment more with this sustainable and deep rooted Portuguese craft.
Workshop: Serigraphy with Diogo DeCalle
Workshop: Serigraphy with Diogo DeCalle
Culture and Entertainment
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 20 people
Diogo DeCalle invites us to create serigraphies in his bike. An atelier that is also a performance, where you can stamp using serigraphy technique an image prepared specially for Esporão's Big Day.
Visit to the Olive Oil Mill
Visit to the Olive Oil Mill
Olive Oils
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 20 people
It is in the olive mill that is extracted and preserved the oil that is inside each olive. Visit the Herdade do Esporão olive mill and discover how our olive oils are produced and why our olive mill allows us to preserve the best aromas and flavors of the olives.
Amphora Wine Tasting
Amphora Wine Tasting
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 30 people
Taste the wines resulting from the ancestral vinification technique in clay amphorae.
Wine Tasting Monte Velho Vertical
Wine Tasting Monte Velho Vertical
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 20 people
To celebrate the 27th anniversary of ou Alentejo classic, Monte Velho, we'll tell its story through a tasting of some of this wine's harvests.
Olive Oil Special Tasting
Olive Oil Special Tasting
Olive Oils
Enoturismo
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 16 people
The richness of aromas in olive oil can be surprising. In this special tasting you will be able to learn more about the diversity of olive varieties present in our oils, to feel some of the most striking aromas and to identify them in a taste with all the olive oils from Esporão.
Quinta dos Murças
Quinta dos Murças
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 15 people
Q&A to tell the story. We know that Quinta dos Murças still has a great deal to add to the rich Douro history. Therefore, we maintain the challenge and enthusiasm to do what remains to be done and continue to explore and discover the Estate even further. Every day, we find something new, a curiosity, a fact, or we simply let ourselves get carried away by this place. Curious? Join our winemaker in a Questions & Answers tasting where you can discover more about Quinta dos Murças and its stories.
Tasting Esporão range
Tasting Esporão range
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 20 people
Know our portfolio better with a wine tasting of the Esporão range, from Esporão Colheita to Private Selection.
"Crazy" Scientists
Children
Zona de Crianças
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 14 people
Discover the vinification process in the lab, through chemical analyses of the wines, in order to guarantee the quality of the final product. And the lab can be a place for fun experiments! This year we’ll enjoy the lab and explore what can be done here (without explosions)!
Tasting Monovinhas
Tasting Monovinhas
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 25 people
Come and explore our Single Vineyard wines. Produced only in exceptional years, from single plots and only one grape variety, these express the potential and original character of the varietal and soil. We’ll talk about the specific characteristics of these vintages and vineyards.
Pic-Nic at Herdade do Esporão
Pic-Nic at Herdade do Esporão
Gastronomy
Piquenique
22th of June
13:00
Enjoy a light meal cooked by our team chefs, and regain strenghts for the rest of the day.
Esporão Olive Oil Tasting
Esporão Olive Oil Tasting
Olive Oils
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 16 people
Discover the richness of aromas and flavors of our extra virgin olive oils, in a tasting accompanied by the whole range of Esporão olive oils.
Workshop on organic agriculture practices and soils, with tasting of Esporão Colheita
Workshop on organic agriculture practices and soils, with tasting of Esporão Colheita
Nature
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 25 people
Learn more about our soils and agricultural practices and taste the Esporão Colheita, our first organic wine.
Going to the Future - Basketry Workshop  
Going to the Future - Basketry Workshop  
Culture and Entertainment
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 10 people
Esproão and Passa Ao Futuro, in line with a show they are curating on Portuguese basketry technology with the National Ethnology Museum at the Museum of Popular Art in September 2019, have invited the artisan Cristina Fonseca to teach some techniques with Bunho. Each person will take home the object they created, and hopefully be inspired to experiment more with this sustainable and deep rooted Portuguese craft.
Tasting Esporão range
Tasting Esporão range
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 20 people
Know our portfolio better with a wine tasting of the Esporão range, from Esporão Colheita to Private Selection.
Quinta dos Murças
Quinta dos Murças
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 15 people
Q&A to tell the story. We know that Quinta dos Murças still has a great deal to add to the rich Douro history. Therefore, we maintain the challenge and enthusiasm to do what remains to be done and continue to explore and discover the Estate even further. Every day, we find something new, a curiosity, a fact, or we simply let ourselves get carried away by this place. Curious? Join our winemaker in a Questions & Answers tasting where you can discover more about Quinta dos Murças and its stories.
Amphora Wine Tasting
Amphora Wine Tasting
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 30 people
Taste the wines resulting from the ancestral vinification technique in clay amphorae.
Atelier Pre Historic Ceramic by ERA Archaeology
Atelier Pre Historic Ceramic by ERA Archaeology
Culture and Entertainment
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 16 people
During the realization of the workshop will be explained the techniques involved. There will be an exemplification by the monitor and experimentation by our guests.
Wine Tasting Monte Velho Vertical
Wine Tasting Monte Velho Vertical
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 20 people
To celebrate the 27th anniversary of ou Alentejo classic, Monte Velho, we'll tell its story through a tasting of some of this wine's harvests.
Visit to the Olive Oil Mill
Visit to the Olive Oil Mill
Olive Oils
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 20 people
It is in the olive mill that is extracted and preserved the oil that is inside each olive. Visit the Herdade do Esporão olive mill and discover how our olive oils are produced and why our olive mill allows us to preserve the best aromas and flavors of the olives.
Tasting Sovina Craft Beer
Tasting Sovina Craft Beer
Cerveja
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 20 people
Sovina was the first craft beer to be produced and bottled in Portugal. This is a genuine beer, produced using only natural ingredients. Come and discover the regular Sovina beers and some seasonal and limited editions with our master brewer Arménio Martins
Workshop: Serigraphy with Diogo DeCalle
Workshop: Serigraphy with Diogo DeCalle
Culture and Entertainment
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 16 people
Diogo DeCalle invites us to create serigraphies in his bike. An atelier that is also a performance, where you can stamp using serigraphy technique an image prepared specially for Esporão's Big Day.
ERA Archeology - Atelier of Prehistoric Ornaments
ERA Archeology - Atelier of Prehistoric Ornaments
Culture and Entertainment
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00 | 17:00
Limit: 16 people
During the realization of the workshop will be explained the techniques involved. There will be an exemplification by the monitor and experimentation on the part of our guests.
Tour to the Wineries
Tour to the Wineries
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
16:00
Limit: 20 people
Visit our wineries and discover the backstage of our wine production, while learning more about Esporão's history.
Tasting of Esporão’s own wine cellar
Tasting of Esporão’s own wine cellar
Enology
Ponto de Encontro
22th of June
17:00 | 18:00
Limit: 25 people
Our winemakers open the wine cellar doors for an exclusive taste of rare Esporão wines. Do not miss the opportunity to taste the history and some of the best wines we have ever done.
Afternoon snacks
Afternoon snacks
Gastronomy
Mercado
22th of June
17:00 | 18:00
To make sure that you have energy for the rest of the day, we'll take a moment for the afternoon snack, next to the Wine Tourism. Another moment to enjoy good food and good conversation.
Dinner
Dinner
Gastronomy
Vinha do Enoturismo
22th of June
20:00
As the last rays of sun shine on Herdade do Esporão and the lights come on over the long tables, we come together in a relaxed atmosphere for the Dia Grande dinner. A comfortable meal, paired with our Esporão wines and olive oils.
Sunset toast
Sunset toast
Nature
Vinha do Enoturismo
22th of June
20:58
Enjoy the orange and red hues of the Alentejo sunset.
Children's short films - evening Session
Children's short films - evening Session
Children
Zona de Crianças
22th of June
21:00
Film screening to amuse the kids during the evening.

23th of June
Sunrise
Sunrise
Nature
Torre
23th of June
06:07
Watch the sunrise and wake up to a brand new day alongside Nature.
Brunch
Brunch
Gastronomy
Restaurante Enoturismo
23th of June
08:30 | 12:00
Start the day with a full and hearty meal. From fruit to bread, along with cereal and honey, savour this brunch to discover our food, as well as our view.
Wine Tourism Store
Wine Tourism Store
Culture and Entertainment
Enoturismo
23th of June
10:00 | 13:00
In the store you can buy exclusive brand products and have access to rare vintages of the wines of the Herdade do Esporão and Quinta dos Murças, that only here can be purchased.
Bread stand
Bread stand
Gastronomy
Mercado
23th of June
11:00 | 13:00
Want to take a little of Alentejo home with you? Pass through the bread stand in the Market, before checking out.
ERA Archeology - Demonstration of Cheese Production in Prehistoric Ceramic
ERA Archeology - Demonstration of Cheese Production in Prehistoric Ceramic
Nature
Enoturismo
23th of June
11:00 | 12:00
Limit: 16 people
Starting from the traditional techniques, we will make cheese, using the thistle flower, in replicas of Chalcolithic containers.
Workshop: About Honey
Workshop: About Honey
Nature
Ponto de Encontro
23th of June
11:00
Limit: 15 people
Mr. Farófia, beekeeper responsible for our honey production, tell us about bees life and production cycles. For the big finish, he'll show us how to collect honey from honeycombs.
Check Out
Check Out
Nature
Herdade do Esporão
23th of June
13:00
Time to say goodbye to another Big Day, with a 'See you soon' gift.
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