09h00 Welcome to the Group – Incubadora de Empresas de Águeda (Rua Luís de Camões, 64)
09h45 VISIT TO CAVES PRIMAVERA
In 1944 two young brothers, Vital and Lucénio de Almeida, started a wine company under the name of Vinícola Primavera, later Caves Primavera. In the early 60s there was a renovation and extension of the facilities and since then the company followed a strategy of continuing investment updating equipment on production as well as on laboratory and winemaking process. Caves Primavera is an export committed company since its start and is present in several countries of all continents where is widely recognized by the quality of its products.
10h30 VISIT TO COLINAS DE SÃO LOURENÇO
Purchased in 2009, the extensive property is located in São Lourenço do Bairro, in Anadia, in the heart of Bairrada, a winegrowing region par excellence and among IDEALDRINKS’s favourites. The property has limy-clayey soil where 50 hectares of vine grows over the gentle hills of the region, which bear the same name. The vineyard, that was completely remodelled and replanted with several national and international grape varieties – Touriga Nacional, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Arinto, allows the production of a wide and diversified range of products, including red wines, pink wines, white wines and sparkling wines.