The history of Quinta da Prelada as a wine producer dates back to the 17th century when it was under the care of the Noronha Menezes family in Porto, who owned the property bearing the same name that now houses the Prelada Hospital. Since the demarcation of 1757, Quinta da Prelada was promptly included, and it was assigned the emblematic Pombaline milestone number 39, a striking symbol of its historical significance.

In 1920, Dr. Samuel Lopes da Silva, the grandfather of the current generation of Port and Douro wine producers, took ownership of the estate. Their unwavering commitment to quality and tradition has further enriched the vinicultural heritage of Quinta da Prelada, carrying on a family legacy that spans generations.


At our winery, our mission is to produce exceptional wines that showcase the unique terroir of our vineyards while also reflecting the rich cultural heritage of our region.


We believe that wine is more than just a drink, it is a cultural symbol that brings people together and celebrates life's special moments.


Nestled within the picturesque Douro Valley of Portugal, Quinta da Prelada encompasses a total area of 60 hectares, embracing the sublime scenery of the Baixo Corgo Sub-Region. From its highest point in Vila Seca de Poiares to the lowest point in the village of Vilarinho do Tanha, the estate's boundaries span a captivating stretch of land. It is intriguing to note that a portion of this plot belongs to two municipalities: Peso da Régua, in the parish of Poiares, and Vila Real, in the parish of Abaças. The altitudes within our vineyards range from 250 to 500 meters, showcasing the diverse terroir that contributes to our wines' exceptional character. With an average vine age of 30 years, our vineyards embody the wisdom and expertise passed down through generations.

As proud members of this illustrious winemaking region, our winery is situated in the district of Vila Real. We are deeply rooted in this vibrant wine region, drawing inspiration from its beauty and harnessing the unique qualities of its terroir to craft exceptional wines. It is an honor to be a part of the legacy that the Douro Valley has established as a world-class wine destination, and we invite you to join us on this extraordinary journey.

From our classic varietals to our unique blends, we are constantly pushing the boundaries of winemaking to create something truly special.

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