Vinícola de Nelas SA was founded in 1939 and dedicated since the beginning to the sale of wines and its derivatives. The Company is located in the centre of the Dão wine Region. The Company's modern wine production facility was constructed in 1990 with a capacity to process 3500 Tons of grapes at harvest time, and is equipped to bring out the best qualities of the excellent grapes grown in the Region. The wine which we produce has all the characteristics and qualities which make the name "DÃO" celebrated as a high quality Portuguese wine's region. Using wine and grapes from the Dão Region, we have a storage capacity of 4 million litters and we are one of the largest private "Adega" in the region. Our wine was made with Dão grape varieties especially Touriga Nacional, Alfrocheiro Preto, Jaen and Tinta Roriz for the red and Encruzado, Arinto do Dão Borrado de Moscas and Cercial for the white. Our wines have profit, regularly, prizes in national and international competitions, having the "ESCANÇÂO" White of 1992 conquered the Gold Medal in the Challenge International du Vin in 1995, the white wine of the harvest of 1995, Red wine of 1997, 1998 and 2001, one Honourable Mention and in 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2003 medal's silver in the Competition of the C.V.R. Dão "The best Wine of Dão in the Production".