Verallia Portugal sponsored the 27th Dão Wine Fair in Nelas

Verallia Portugal sponsored the 27th Dão Wine Fair in Nelas

The 27th Edition of 2018 Dão Wine Fair in Nelas, one of the biggest events in the demarcated region, took place between 30 August and 2 September and was attended by Verallia Portugal, S.A.

The first day of the Dão Wine Fair began with the Wine Competition of the Dão Wine Fair Eng. Alberto Vilhena. During the morning, 5 groups of wine tasters tasted and evaluated more than 80 wines in contest. The award for The Best Red Wine went to Ladeira da Santa Grande Reserva 2015 Tinto da Ladeira da Santa, Lda. The award for The Best White Wine went to Morgado de Silgueiros Encruzado 2017 Branco from Adega Cooperativa de Silgueiros CRL. See all the awarded in: http://comerbeberlazer.blogspot.com/2018/09/2-concurso-de-vinhos-da-feira-do-vinho.html.
This year’s edition programme also included the Fórum do Dão, in Santar, for the area professionals to discuss, with several guests of excellence, the Opportunities in the Centre Region of Portugal related to Wine Tourism in Dão.

This Fair is a calling card to the municipality of Nelas and gathered innumerable producers, brands and bottlers. The programme included not only contests, exhibitions, debates and lectures, but also cultural events, handcraft and gastronomy, with highlight to Serra da Estrela cheese and Dão wine tasting experiences, live cookery sessions for adults and children, aiming to draw children’s attention to the benefits of healthy eating.
In the events programme the play “O Corcunda do Nosso Dão”, by Contracanto, stood out, with artistic direction and staging by António Leal.

Source: Município de Nelas