The Industry administer highlights the exporting vocation of the winery
07 February 2017
The Minister of Economy, Employment and Industry, Francisco Conde, delivered yesterday the certificate of Galicia Calidade to the manager of Vineyards and Vineyards Vía Romana, Juan Luis Méndez, who was accompanied by his father Javier Méndez, main driver of the Vinigalicia group, to which belongs The chantadina winery. "Vinigalicia, through the Via Romana wine cellar, follows this way or traxecto other companies that are taking our most important wine references around the world under the label of Galicia Calidade," said Conde.
Via Romana was founded in 1997. Since then it has been selling its wines under the Ribeira Sacra denomination of origin within the Chantada sub-area. The modern cellar stands on the foundations of an old manor house near the town of Belesar, on the banks of the Miño. It is surrounded by a vineyard of fourteen hectares of which leaves the majority of the grape for its mencías and godellos. In recent years has made an important commitment to wine tourism by opening its facilities to visitors.
The Vinigalicia group, whose facilities are located in the vicinity of Chantada, started in 1940 and currently exports its products to about thirty countries. Its catalog includes wines of different types and provenances, liqueurs and even oils. The distinctive of Galicia Calidade is for the brands that it commercializes with the seal of Ribeira Sacra through Vino Romana wineries and vineyards.