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Wine Education in Porto and North Portugal

The wine production and the culture in this field are known today as a highly technological and growing science which depends on the continuous exchanges between academics, universities and wine producers.

From the choice of the soils, the grapes harvesting, the production, the ageing and the bottling of the wines, viticulture and oenology assume today a major role in the development of wine economy in the North of Portugal.

It is this modern oenology, supported by constant research and investment in technology, together with the knowledge of experts coming for Portuguese universities, which has contributed to the continuous improvement of the quality of the wines produced in the North of Portugal.

Several Universities and Institutes in the North of Portugal have Oenology and Wine Tourism on its curricula:

University of Porto

  • Viticulture and Oenology (master) - Science College

Portuguese Catholic University

  • Oenology (postgraduate) - Superior school of Biotechnology

University of Minho

  • Biological Engineering (degree and master)

University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

  • Oenology (degree)
  • Tourism (degree and master)

Institute of Management Sciences and Tourism

  • Tourism (degree)
  • Tourism and Hotel Management (postgraduate)
  • Tourism and Marketing (postgraduate)
  • Tourism and Business Development (master)
  • Science tourism (PhD) 

Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo

  • Biotechnology (degree) - Agricultural College
  • Wine Marketing (postgraduate) - Agricultural College
  • Tourism (degree)

Polytechnic Institute of Bragança

  • Biotechnology Engineering (degree)
  • Tourism (degree)
  • Biotechnological Productions (master)

Lusófona University

  • Tourism (degree and master)
  • ISAG – Institute of Management
  • Tourism (degree)

ISPGaya – Polytechnic Institute of Gaia

  • Tourism (degree)
  • Polytechnic Institute of Lamego
  • Tourism (degree)

Porto Contacts:

Vladimiro Feliz
Councillor for Tourism, Innovation and Leisure
Porto City Council
Praça General Humberto Delgado
4049-001 Porto
Portugal
Tel: +351 222 097 047
Fax: +351 222 097 080
E-mail: pelouro.til@cm-porto.pt

Susana Ribeiro
Head of Tourism Department
Porto City Council
Rua Clube dos Fenianos, 25
4000-172 Porto
Portugal
Tel: +351 223 393 470
Fax: + 351 223 323 303
E-mail: susanaribeiro@cm-porto.pt

Cristina Lisboa
Tourism Officer
Porto City Council
Rua Clube dos Fenianos, 25
4000-172 Porto
Portugal
Tel: +351 223 393 470
Fax: + 351 223 323 303
E-mail: auroralisboa@cm-porto.pt

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