Quinta de Paços 2017-04-24T07:09:06+00:00

Quinta de Paços

Quinta de Paços Sociedade Agrícola, Lda. is a family-based company which utilizes its agricultural patrimony aiming to produce high-quality wines with a distinctive personality, resulting from a special emphasis on their natural and authentic character.
In the municipality of Barcelos, Casa de Paços – Quinta de Paços has remained a property of the same family for more than 400 years and 15 generations, maintaining a tradition of expertise on wine making in the region of Minho lasting for more than 4 centuries


The society’s patrimony comprises an area of around 200 hectares, divided into five estates in the municipality of Barcelos – Casa de Paços – Quinta de Paços, Prazo da Cotovia, Morgadio do Perdigão, Quinta de Vila Meã and Morgadio de Real – and one in the municipality of Monção – Casa do Capitão-Mor – Quinta da Boavista.


500 Years of Winemaking


Rui Walter Cunha

Completing his first harvest in high-school and never looking back Rui Walter Cunha graduated Oenology from the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), with a post Graduate in Wine Marketing by Universidade Católica Portuguesa.  Rui’s participation in various and different areas of ​​viticulture and oenology, in Portugal as well as France, have made him a sought after consultant in many regions.  His philosophy is to create wines that accurately reflect the unique characteristics of the vineyard location.

The Wines

Capitão-Mor Alvarinho