Adega Cooperativa de Borba

+351 268 891 660 Rossio de Cima Apartado 20
Borba, 7150-999
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Founded in 1955, the Adega Coop. de Borba, was the first of a series of Cooperatives settled in the Alentejo region, promoted and helped by the "Junta Nacional do Vinho" a public organization that controlled and supervised the wine production in Portugal, at a time in which the wine production didn't carry much weight in the region. This action allowed the creation of a commercial and productive organization for the Alentejo wines, otherwise the vine culture could have completely disappear because all the existence incentives at that time were for the production of cereals in order to transform Alentejo in "the granary" of Portugal. After 3 decades of resistance, in which only the great value of the grape varieties and the exquisite natural conditions, allowed to sustain the production of wines in Alentejo, we finally reached the decade of the '80's, where the potential of the region was evaluated and confirmed by the consumer. The region was benefited by the fact the wine production were associated to Read more »

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