history

SÉC. XIV

The Aviz Dynasty elects the wine of these lands as a favourite of the court. D. João II specifically chose this wine to accompany the wedding banquet of his son. In the famous chronicle of André de Resende about the wedding of the Prince, is an account of King D. João II preference of this wine for his son's wedding - "Pera manca wine and other good ones that existed in the region.”

Between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, the wine of these lands becomes popular among the Britons dealers.