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Gourmet Train 'The Presidential' Returns for Autumn Edition

Gourmet Train 'The Presidential' Returns for Autumn Edition
From Fine Dining Lovers - September 21, 2017

The Presidential, the former Portuguese State train that takes a select group of guests on a winding gastronomic tour of Northern Portuguals Alto Duoro wine region is to return for an autumn Harvest edition.

The train will embark on a nine hour return journey from Porto along the Duoro river twice a weekend from the end of September through October, with a different esteemed Portuguese or Portugal-based chefs on board each week to cook for 60 lucky passengers.

The chefs for the Harvest edition are Pedro Lemos (Eponymous, Porto), Vitor Matos (Antiqvvm, Porto) and Miguel Rocha Vieira (Costes, Budapest), who each hold a Michelin star at their respective restaurants, Sarajevo-born Ljubomir Stanisic,of Lisbons 100 Maneiras, Vasco Coelho Santos (Euskalduna Studio, Porto) and Joo Oliveira (Vista, Portimo).

Tickets cost 500 per person and include return train journey to and from Portos So Bento station, a four course lunch with wines, exclusive access to the Quinta do Vesvio wine estate, including Port tasting, and onboard entertainment.

See the line-up below and get a taste for the experience in the video further down.

23-24 SeptemberPedro Lemos
30 Sept-1 OctoberVitor Matos
7-8 OctoberMiguel Rocha Vieira
14-15 October Ljubomir Stanisic
28-29 OctoberVasco Coelho Santos and Joo Oliveira

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