Quinta do Piloto

The history of Quinta do Piloto covers four generations of a family that has grown linked to the history of Palmela over a century.

About the winery
Heir of four generations of a historic family of Palmela. The wine production of Quinta do Piloto comes from a selection of vineyards in the best Palmela’s terroirs. Quinta do Piloto offers you the possibility to visit its winery and vineyard on a daily basis and also to taste its wines. Old distilleries on the Quinta where you can purchase our wines, or simply enjoy them in an idyllic landscape. Hold your event in a secular farm in the heart of Serra da Arrábida Natural Park. There are several rooms and outdoor spaces we have available to make your wedding, christening, meeting and other events a unique and memorable moment.

Learn more about Quinta do Piloto and their facilities at:

https://www.quintadopiloto.pt/home

Location

Palmela

Opening Hours
Monday: ClosedTuesday: 09:30 - 13:0014:0018:30Wednesday: 09:30 - 13:0014:0018:30Thursday: 09:30 - 13:0014:0018:30Friday: 09:30 - 13:0014:0018:30Saturday: 09:30 - 13:0014:0018:30Sunday: 09:30 - 13:0014:0018:30
Summer Hours
Monday: ClosedTuesday: 10:00 - 13:0014:0019:00Wednesday: 10:00 - 13:0014:0019:00Thursday: 10:00 - 13:0014:0019:00Friday: 10:00 - 13:0014:0019:00Saturday: 10:00 - 13:0014:0019:00Sunday: 10:00 - 13:0014:0019:00
Cellar door / shop
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Accommodation
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Tastings
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Tours
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Restaurant
No
Events / Weddings
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Languages
English, Portuguese
Children friendly
No
Region
Palmela
Country
Portugal
Organic
No
Wines produced
Vinha dos Pardais Branco, Vinha dos Pardais Tinto, Piloto Collection Roxo, Piloto Collection Síria, Piloto Collection Touriga Nacional, Piloto Collection Cabernet Sauvignon, Quinta do Piloto Reserva Branco, Quinta do Piloto Reserva Rosé, Quinta do Piloto Reserva Tinto, Quinta do Piloto Reserva Espumante Extra Bruto, Quinta do Piloto Coleção da Família Branco, Quinta do Piloto Coleção da Família Tinto, Quinta do Piloto Garrafeira, Moscatel de Setúbal Superior, Moscatel Roxo Superior, Moscatel de Setúbal Coleção da Família, Moscatel Roxo Coleção da Família
Grape varieties
Arinto, Fernão Pires, Moscatel, Sauvignon BlancAlicante Bouschet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Periquita, Touriga Nacional
History & Geography
The history of Quinta do Piloto spans four generations of a family that grew up linked to the history of Palmela over a century. At the beginning of the century, in 1900, Humberto da Silva Cardoso left for Brazil in search of his fortune. But he returned shortly after, as he had left. In Palmela, he married Adelaide Carvalho Cardoso, daughter of an illustrious family of winery owners. In recent years, Filipe Cardoso has taken the extensive area of ​​old vines and used the family experience to select extraordinary wines under the Piloto brands, opposed to selling the grapes. The current Quinta do Piloto project was born in 2008, to make these special wines known. Dedicated to bottling quality wines in small quantities, Quinta do Piloto is the culmination of a history that spans four generations dedicated to Palmela. A secret finally revealed.
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