Quinta de Amares has a legacy of history, represented by the Monastery “Mosteiro de Santo André de Rendufe” which was one of the most important national Benedictine Monasteries, developing continuously until the fifteenth century and the aqueduct (17th Century) : a very special and remarkable heritage.
With an extension of vineyards with approximately 50 hectares, is located in the Portuguese municipality of Amares, in the heart of the Demarcated Region of Vinhos Verdes, in the small village of Sto. André de Rendufe, land of deep and historical religious traditions.
Quita D’Amares production of Vinho Verdes, which have been awarded several times in national and international wine competitions, are produced from selected grapes varieties, and will undoubtedly surprise the customer with their unique characteristics.
Quinta D’Amares produce in the Região Demarcada dos Vinhos Verdes, in the northwest of Portugal, an area traditionally known as Entre-Douro-e-Minho. Its boundaries lie to the north of Minho River – natural frontier with Galiza-, the east and south mountainous areas that constitute the natural separation between Entre-Douro-e-Minho Atlantic and the more interior zones of the country with more Mediterranean characteristics, and lastly the Atlantic Ocean which constitutes its western limit.
Cultural issues, categories of wine, microclimates and vineyards led to the division of Região Demarcada dos Vinhos Verdes into nine sub-regions: Amarante, Ave, Baião, Basto, Cávado, Lima, Monção and Melgaço, Braga, Paiva and Sousa.