Vinho Verde Grapes: Alvarinho. Wine-making: Selection of the grapes. Must-drop extraction....
Adega de Monção
The “Adega Cooperativa Regional de Monção” , CRL , was founded on 11 October 1958, with the initiative of 25 winemakers. Located in full demarcated region of Vinho Verde, the sub-region of Monção and Melgaço , this region was recognized the exclusive use of the designation “ Vinho Verde Alvarinho”.
On the way to modernization
Between 1986 and 2004, Adega de Monção improved its technological conditions in grape reception and winemaking processes, in addition to its storage capacity, quality and stabilization of bottling methods. Between 2004 and 2006 the winery underwent physical reformation and new and modern physical structures were build, allowing to a national and international commercial expansion.