Why is Douro Valley the Key for Your Staff Motivation?

Travel IncentivesPortugal

By: Margarida CunhaNovember 26, 2018

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Making sure your teams are motivated and cooperative is one of the keys for the success of organizations. Good leadership is, in part, supporting teams and making sure they are developing the competencies to evolve, cooperate, communicate and work effectively. Team building is an excellent tool to achieve these important goals and support the development of happy, motivated and dedicated teams. By integrating these activities in an Incentive Travel Trip, you will be creating the opportunity for teams to communicate in a relaxed way, strengthen bonds and reconnect with the organization values.


Team Building in the typical Douro Valley

Douro region is widely known for its traditional wine producing. In this activity you and your team will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery of a traditional winemaking estate, guided by experienced winemakers that will tell you about the producing methods of some of the best Portuguese wines, followed by a fun and delicious wine tasting! An excellent activity to promote the strengthening of bonds amongst the team, while getting to know more about the Douro region and its typical flavours.


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Wine Workshop

Douro region is widely known for its traditional wine producing. In this activity you and your team will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery of a traditional winemaking estate, guided by experienced winemakers that will tell you about the producing methods of some of the best Portuguese wines, followed by a fun and delicious wine tasting! An excellent activity to promote the strengthening of bonds amongst the team, while getting to know more about the Douro region and its typical flavours.


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Wine Harvesting

Embark in some of the most magical Traditions in the Douro Valley. After months of hard work is time to harvest the grapes between September and October, and getting involved in the traditional process of wine making - experiencing the unique foot threading, all in an atmosphere of festivity, with traditional songs and wine tasting! An activity that will develop communication, cooperation and team cohesion, while creating shared memories that will strengthen the culture of your organization.

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Wine Blending

Wine blending is the opportunity for your team to be involved in the wine making process: after learning some more about wine blends, aromas and flavours, the teams will have the challenge to create their own wine blend, with the advice of experienced winemakers. After finishing the activity, each team will have their own wine bottled, followed by wine tasting. This is an excellent Team Building activity, as it promotes team cooperation, motivation and creativity.

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Blindfolded Wine Taste

This activity consists in a visit to a traditional wine producing estate, learning about wine blends, grapes, and the aging process, while enjoying the beautiful landscape. The visit will end with a fun game in which the teams will have a blindfolded wine tasting - and try to guess the wine! This activity promotes team communication, trust and decision making.

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If these suggestions made you feel curious about how to organize a Team Building program in the Douro Valley, our local and friendly team  has experienced professionals that can guide you for a unique program that fits your expectations and is customized to your specific needs. Get your free quote  now and let us plan you Corporate Event in the incredible Douro Region!

Margarida Cunha - Incentives Portugal

Margarida Cunha

Margarida Cunha is Copywriter at Incentives Portugal.
She loves to travel and writing about her adventures. She's focused and she wants to share with you her passion about Corporate Events and Team Building Activities.

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