Dão Wine Region.
Beautiful, proud and irresistible! Its location allows the production of some of the best wines from Portugal, as this is the birthplace of Touriga Nacional grape. With mountain areas that surround the region, granitic soil of the valleys gently declined, climate that escapes the Atlantic ocean influence … There are several details that give a unique beauty to this region that covers more than 375 000 hectares of land. The vineyards are presented as an unforgettable landscape, obviously adapted to the cold and rainy winters and hot, dry summers thus they give to the Demarcated Dão Region some unique climatic conditions that provide the unparalleled features of Dão Wine. Created by brave people and combined with a rich gastronomy, the Dão Region presents a harmonious symbiosis between traditional and modern, which occurs also in the used techniques and infrastructure, able to combine the best of the past and the best that the future have to offer.
UDACA was born in May 21st, 1966, thanks to the pioneering vision of a group of men who meant to carry the Dão region and its wines to never before achieved levels. With the courtesy that UDACA relates with the entities with which it relates, and due to its positioning as a legitimate expert on the various features of the area, UDACA stands as the main mark of quality of Dão wines by representing the entire cooperative sector. Currently, UDACA primary mission is the promotion and marketing of wines and the region in all markets where it can work, always showing the quality and professionalism in order to satisfy all customers. Combining an excellent quality-price relation, UDACA represents, with its Associated Cooperatives, nearly 60% of the production of Dão wines which, together with the numerous awards and participation in events, reflects the UDACA as one of the leading producers in Dão Wine Region. UDACA is the guarantee of flavors and traditional sensations that are perpetuated through excellent quality control staring in the harvest in our cooperatives, and finishing in the bottling in our facilities.