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    COMPANY PROFILE

    The Vinícola de Nelas, SA was born because of the audacity of a group of friends that in the year of all dangers-1939 decided to create a wine company that would allow to trade the Dão wines throughout the world.

    In 1939 it built a warehouse that allowed the purchase of wine to small producers of Dão to be treated and bottled in order to be exported by railway to the Allies and the Axis during the years of World War II (1939-1945).

    Given the depressed state of the European continent in the post war Vinícola de Nelas found himself in the contingency bet on the colonial market particularly for Angola and Mozambique in order to sell their wines.

    During the 50 and 60 these markets were mainly bulk wine consumers.

    With the advent of economic development of these colonies, it began to occur in the same a taste for bottled wines, going from this yearning the Vinicola de Nelas decided to create a subsidiary in Angola to Vinícola Africa. This branch allowed to expand to the entire African market the wines of Vinicola de Nelas.

    In 1974 takes place April 25 the country is democratized, the colonies become independent and as a direct consequence, the loss of African markets, as well as a great instability in the domestic market.

    As a result of this transformation that the country suffers the company is faced with the challenge of new markets in order to maintain their financial viability, having strongly backed the North American and German market.

    As a result of this transformation that the country suffers the company is faced with the challenge of new markets in order to maintain their financial viability, having strongly backed the North American and German market.

    In the 90s with the end of cooperative monopoly of processing grapes into wine, administration decides to build a modern center of winemaking that would allow it to address a growing demand for quality wines through the whole winemaking process be under its jurisdiction.

    In the millennium change the company acquire 12 ha of vineyards in order to launch is first wine of Quinta.

    Vinícola de Nelas SA fulfills the objective assumed from the outset to make known to the world the Dão, with a strong focus on quality wines able to satisfy the needs of different segments from the market.

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Address
Areal - Apartado 2
3520-061 Nelas
Phone
232 944 243
Fax
232 945 004
Mail
geral@vinicola-nelas.pt