In 1956, a group of small wine producers founded the Adega Cooperativa de Alcobaça, which was initially hosted in the warehouses of the National Wine Board, today National Wine Museum. In 1993, after having acquired the land of National Institute of Agriculture Research, Adega was moved to the current space and all administrative and warehouses were built.
Since 2010 António Madeira, a Portuguese-descendant Frenchman with family roots in Dão, Serra da Estrela, has been researching and growing old vines located in special places. With passion, dedication and precision, applying methods that are respectful for the life of the soil and that facilitate the expression of the terroir in the wines. It does not use herbicides and works the soils manually with hoes and the help of a horse.
The philosophy of winemaking is focused on the search for expression of the terroir of the Serra da Estrela, using no oenological product other than sulphurous.
The Azores Wine Company was founded on April 3rd, 2014, by the partners António Maçanita, Filipe Rocha and Insula Vinus, Lda.
The story of three people profoundly connected to the Azores who crossed paths by the end of the first decade of the 21st century, brought together by a passion to which they dedicate a significant part of their lives: wine and gastronomy.
Amongst the several projects they are involved in, we find wine production in Pico, the recovery of an endangered grape variety, as well as the promotion of the Azorean wine and gastronomy.
Bebes.Comes was born in January 2013 by the hand of Joana and Pedro, in order to share some of their personal experiences, moments and special places.
The Neves Ferreira siblings have a strong connection to the Douro, in particular to their estate, Quinta do Espinho, which has belonged to the family for six generations. The estate is located in Santa Marta de Penaguião over the Bom Viver (‘Good Living’) place.
There they spent some of their best childhood moments, which they recall with joy.
Later on they took over the management and are fully dedicated to it. Several vineyard parcels have been recovered as well as part of the old winemaking facilities and the main house. This has been done always keeping in mind the original materials and aesthetics of the buildings, some of which date back to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Quinta da Cruz is located in Folgosa do Douro - Alto Douro Vinhateiro.
It is about a family project, about 15 years old that was born from the crossroads of the transmontanas roots linked to agriculture and the youth of the new generations, with the support of an experienced winemaker.
The family project came about as a way of restoring the traditional farming system. A system where Man lives from Nature and with Nature, in subsistence farming, poor in resources but perfectly integrated into the landscape and the balance of the ecosystem.
The estates have a total área of 15ha, are located in Ervedosa do Douro, in the heart of the best wine producing area, known as Cima Corgo, which offers the ideal balance between the excessively rich soils of the Baixo Corgo and the intense heat of the Douro Superior. The different microclimates of the two estates produce very different results, the goal is to obtain different wines and, combining the different characteristics of each one, such as balanced wines, rich in identity and elegance.
Duas Árvore produces wines in the Douro Valley region. UNESCO World Heritage, in Vale Mendiz, near the Village Pinhão.
Born and raised by the true values of friendship, Duas Árvores are the fulfillment of a dream of two old friends who wished to celebrate their Portuguese ancestry. The brand name Duas Árvores (two trees in Portuguese), was inspired by the family names of the two friends, both corresponding to two trees typical of the Douro region. Your wines celebrate friendship.
Estate is situated at the Douro Wine Region and has been part of the Carvalho Martins family for more than 4 generations. In 2014, the new generation of the family decided, for the first time, to produce wines form the untapped terroir of Quinta Vale do Olmo, where the vineyards are planted in schist soils at 550 meters of altitude in the region of Mêda (Douro Superior).
Carvalho Martins’ aims to produce wines with a great balance between acidity and structure, elements that characterize this Region.
Close to the Alentejo coast and Comporta, Carvalhal and Troia, Herdade da Barrosinha Vineyard invites you to taste nature’s exclusive secrets. Surrounded by great tranquility, you will experience authenticity, between flavors well cared in the hands of experts and curators of ancient traditions.
First, the location. The Vale d’ Évora Estate is situated just a few kilometers from the beautiful town of Mértola, in lower Alentejo. It is part of the Guadiana Valley Natural Park, and benefits from a landscape of great beauty, marked by its ample, rolling hills, native vegetation, and the Guadiana River, which winds throughout.
Along the property are plantations of stone pine, holm oak, strawberry trees, and a vineyard: the Discórdia vineyard.
The production of the Honrado wine is the result of a familiar project between father and son with whom possess a wide range of abilities. Ruben Honrado - the son -, a great lover of design and marketing who has traveled the world in a personal quest, has had the opportunity to be in contact and to live with other cultures over the last few years, which allowed him to open his horizons and explore other ways of thinking; And António Honrado, the father - manager of the famous Typical Restaurant País das Uvas, and a producer of Amphora wine for over 15 years who feels the greatest pride in his humble Alentejo origins. The father, who once wished to take his wine beyond the Alentejo borders, allied with the son, and the wine "Talha" was born - a product that despite having a rejuvenated and differentiated image, presents as it's fundamental dogma the respect by the history, culture, and tradition of the Alentejo region.
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