Michelle Paris is the owner of Adventure in Wine. She is a Certified Sommelier and wine educator based in Toronto and is also a Certified Ambassador of the Academy of Wines of Portugal. She has travelled extensively the region and has been a judge for the Portuguese National Wine Awards. Michelle is currently working towards her Masters of Wine designation.
Ryan Opaz is our local guide. He is the CEO of Catavino, a company that specializes in wine and culinary tours in Portugal and Spain. He has been knighted by the Port Wine Brotherhood. Having lived in Spain and Portugal for the past 14 years, he has intimate knowledge of the Portuguese wine regions and its people.
Together, Michelle and Ryan have put together the following itinerary. We hope you are as excited about it as we are!
Sunday, June 14
Arrive at Porto International Airport
Meet private English-speaking driver outside customs. Depart for hotel (one car per couple)
Dinner at a local wine bar with Ryan Opaz, Catavino’s CEO and wine guide, and Michelle Paris, Sommelier and Wine Educator. (Set menu with wines).
Monday, June 15