Who we are

Founded in 1962, the Adega Cooperativa de Barcelos first joined 51 winemaking entrepreneurs, having as their main goal the incentive of the production and trading of the wines of county of Barcelos and neighbouring counties, integrated in the sub-region of Cávado.

Their founders, men who believed in the superior quality of the wines produced in the region, with strong willpower to achieve a united force in the production and trading of the wines that were being produced in increasing quality.

The number of associates began rising and it is now at over 600, representing an area of over 500 ha. Coming from very diversified productions, with several types of plantations and grapes, a prime concern of all the board of directors and their tecnicians has always been the modernizing of the vineyards, in the field work and in the modern techniques used in the following of the wine-making process, from the early planting to the trading of the finished products, passing through the harvest perfomed in the right time, along with the vinification and bottling.