Quinta do Morgado da Torre
Located on the north border area of Portimão. With the big mountain of Monchique, that dominates the view when we are at the vineyards, this large property has also growing areas of cork trees, wheat fields and orange trees. In the family since 1865 and producers of grapes from a long time, this farm built their modern winery in 1999 and were the first producing certified designation of origin wines in the Algarve. In the esplanade, at the shop or at the oak barrels is visible the tradition of this family estate.
Quinta do Francês
Located north Portimão, already on Silves county. It's an exclusive wine farm production, the one located most north in the region ,right on the beginning of the Monchique Mountains. Owned by a portuguese-french couple that met at Bordeaux, where he was born and grew up surroundend by the influence of wine. They moved in the region at the beginning of the century to start this project from zero. In the slopes of Odelouca River Vlley, they planted their vineyard and built their small but well equiped winery, that also hosts a tasting room, barrels room and laboratory.
Quinta da Vinha - Cabrita Wines
Located south Silves. It's a familiar wine farm production, Since a long time cultivators of grapes, in the first decade of this century they decided to start their own wine project, replanting the vineyards and starting to make their own wines, the firsts in 2007. The project grew up and in 2016 they inaugurated a new modern winery, equiped with a wonderful tasting room, laboratory and controlled temperature barrels room, where today they also host six other small producers of the region.
Quinta do Convento do Paraíso
Located in front of the town of Silves, this is a old and very exclusive family property. In the first decade of this century, the family that currently owns it decided to invest in the production of quality wines. They established partnership with a company called "Garrrafeira Soares", that owns the wine farm Herdade da Malhadinha Nova, located in Alentejo, which are in charge of managing the vineyards and producing the wines. The winery is a beautiful traditional building that has side to side modern technology and things like ancient mills used to footpress grapes. the tasting room and shop is a silo used to store cereals in the past.
Herdade dos Grous
Herdade da Malhadinha Nova
Located in Albernôa (close to Beja), one a few locatios of the the Alentejo where is possible to find several wine estates. Alentejo is a region with very old traditions in wine and in the last decade became th largest wine region of Portugal. These two wineries are very well known in the portuguese panorama of wines. Herdade dos Grous is property of the Vila Vita Luxury Hotels Group, here are visited the vineyards, complet cellar facilities (including laboratory and barrels room). Herdade da Maladinha Nova welcomes people with a jeep to start the tour driving around the property for a show of their different productions. Then all the cellar facilities are also visited.