Founded by William Offley, in 1737, the company gained worldwide fame and prestige under the guidance of Joseph James Forrester, a legendary figure in the history of Porto Wine, who was later appointed Baron by the King of Portugal.

Baron of Forrester, a businessman, oenologist, highly respected taster of wines, artist and cartographer, was one of the most important characters in Porto wine’s history.

The ancestral Offley Cellars offer to their visitors a unique experience in an ambiance where tranquility and silence reign.


  • March to November
    10AM - 12.30AM
    2PM - 6PM*
    Every day
  • December to February
    By appointment only
* Last visit 5.45PM