Adega de Pegões

+351 265 898 860 Rua Pereira Caldas, n.º 1, R/C.
Santo Isidro de Pegões, 2985-158
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1. It all started when the big landlord and beer magnate, José Rovisco Pais, donated his Pegões properties to the Lisbon State Hospitals. On these properties, the Government implemented a large “colonization” project, donating land to thousands of agricultural workers and directing the plantation of 2900 acres of vineyards. These workers became known as “Colonos”. The Cooperative was estabilished on March the 7th 1958 in order to give technical and logistic support to the “colonos”. Part of the support consisted in the reception and processing of their grapes. The first Pegões wines where than born. 2. At the beginning the Cooperative received financial and technical support from the State. As a consequence of the Portuguese revolution of 1974, the Cooperative was taken over and a period of instability followed. This process was later reversed and over the last fiftheen years, the Cooperative followed a systematic strategy of modernization and finantial consolidation whit the key objective Read more »

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