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Adega Catapereiro. The 44,500-acre farmstead of Companhia das Lezírias is filled with forests of cork oaks, stone pines, and eucalyptus trees. Rice is also grown and sold under the "Belmonte" and "Bom Sucesso" labels, and the company does organic cattle farming and breeds prizewinning Lusitano stallions. Its winery, Adega Catapereiro, 12 km (7½ miles) south of Samora Correia, offers guided visits with tastings. Adega Catapereiro, N118, Km 20, Samora Correia, Santarém, 2135–318. 212 349 016; . By appointment only.

Casa Cadaval. If you're a fan of wine, stop by the prestigious Casa Cadaval between Benavente and Almeirim. This winery, on the Herdade de Muge estate, has belonged to the Alvares Pereira Melo family since 1648. The winery produces red, white, and rosé wines under the Casa Cadaval, Marquesa de Cadaval, and Padre Pedro labels, using both native and international grape varieties, like Pinot Noir. The estate has a wine store with a tasting room, and visits can include a tour of the winery. Rua Vasco da Gama, Muge, Santarém, 2125–317. 243 588 040; Tastings by appointment only with 48 hours' notice; Shop: Mon.–Thurs. 9–12:30 and 2–6, Fri. 9–12:30 and 2–5; weekends 10–12:30 and 2–6.

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