Wine tourism is currently a highly dynamic tourism product, thanks to the work carried out by Adega Mayor of the Nabeiro Group, but with deep roots in the culture and traditions of Campo Maior.
In addition to the diverse and always very innovative offer of Adega Mayor, we have in Campo Maior a group of families that maintain the tradition of making wine in clay amphoras, better known as Vinho da Talha. Campo Maior was one of the three main producers of clay pots used in the production of this wine nationwide.
The Campo Maior region is even, in environmental terms, a privileged place for growing grapes, thanks to the quality of the water, air and soil and also to the conservation of its biodiversity.
Wine tourism is currently one of the best tourist images of Campo Maior and the Alentejo wine region and without a doubt one of the pillars of growth that has been noticed in this tourist sector at a national level.
Adega Mayor extends over 350 hectares of holm oaks, riverside galleries and agricultural fields.
At the top of the panoramic terrace, you can see, on the horizon, the vineyard, the olive grove of Herdade, Spain and the Serra de Portalegre. With a contemporary look, the art of good living is reinvented.
It was in this landscape where the architect Siza Vieira applied his line: simple, clean, essential. These were the lines that gave life to Adega Mayor.
An architectural reference worldwide, which distinguishes and elevates the wine heritage of the Alentejo region. A building whose complexity has been whitewashed to elevate simplicity and merge with the landscape.
Inside, there are ample spaces dedicated to production and storage, with rooms that invite you to taste the widely recognized and award-winning wines and the conversations that inspire.
To respond to the different interests of those who visit it, Adega Mayor offers a variety of experiences that range from simple guided tours, to wine workshops or proposals for full weekends in conjunction with the excellent accommodation offer that the town has. .
VINHO DA TALHA – FAMILY WINERIES
Following more classical processes, the carved wine remains a faithful representative of the ancient wine culture in Alentejo. In Campo Maior this tradition is preserved by some families who usually open the doors of their wineries on the day of S. Martinho for the traditional wine tasting.