Were the Phoenicians, that in sea voyages, reaching the distant lands of the British Isles, have promoted the beginning of vine culture in the mouth of the Tejo river, with vines brought from Syria, and with initiative to promote this on our land, where the vine has found natural conditions conducive to its development.

The selection of varieties, the improvement in technology, the recognition of new denominations of origin, together with the effort to know the grower and winemaker, were cornerstones to achieve the current situation, putting the Lisbon region ́s wines in a commendable level of quality to confirm the continuity of the vocation of the wine region.
The varieties to be used in winemaking entitled to the designation of origin “Torres Vedras” are as follows:

White Grape Varieties: White-Alicante, Alvarinho, Antão Vaz, Arinto, Chardonnay, Fernão - Pires, Malvasia – Rei, Rabo - de - Ovelha, Sauvignon, Seara – Nova, Viosinho and Vital.
Red Grape Varieties: Alicante - Bouschet, Aragonez, Cabernet – Sauvignon, Caladoc, Camarate, Castelão, Jaen, Syrah, Tinta - Barroca, Tinta - Miúda, Touriga - Franca, Touriga – Nacional and Trincadeira.


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