Portugal is a unique country with stable borders since the XII century, one language and the same religious references. All factors that contributed to a strong national identity.
Douro is the most excellent portuguese wine region ,whose wines Douro and Porto – are the expression of a strong culture around the vine and wine. So, UNESCO recognized the “Alto Douro Wine Region” as World Heritage cultural landscape. Over a majestic natural scenery, proves to be a landscape transformed by man for centuries.
DEPATHERNOS, a family project which is located in Castanheiro do Sul, in the municipality of S. João da Pesqueira, inserted in one of the noblest areas of the Douro Region, the world’s oldest winery region, demarcated in 1756 by the Marquess of Pombal.