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Picowines, located in the village of Madalena, started production in 1961 with 51 members. Initially, it was built with the intention of vinifying a white liqueur wine, however, it was also necessary to proceed with the vinification of American...more
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Avenida Padre Nunes da Rosa 29, Madalena, Pico 9950-302, Portugal
The tour was fairly quick, which was fine because there's not much to see. The wine was very nice and gave us an opportunity to taste wine that isn't exported anywhere. The woman who did the tour and poured the wine was very nice, a...More
I wish I could remember the tour guide's name, she was amazing --- so knowledgeable, interesting and has a great sense of humor. We had a quick tour during which time we learned about the history of wine making on the island and about how...More
As it was only 2 minutes from our B & B we visited this wine factory. First of all the woman who showed us around was super sweet! She told us a lot about the history of the cooperation, about the process of wine making...More
A thriving wine culture in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? Yes! After driving through the spectacular currais-enclosed vines growing on lava rock in the Criação Velha area, make sure to stop here to sample the wine! I didn't have time (and didn't book) for...More
We tasted three wines (our choice, more were available) for around 3euros per person. This included the tour, which was a nice introduction to Pico’s wine production. They make a unique white wine based on grapes grown on the black volcanic rock.
They offer several tours and tastings throughout the day so you can learn about the wine production in Pico. Best wine I have ever tried. We really enjoyed visiting here. The tour does not take long but it was informative and connected us to the...More
Me and my friends went there for a cultural event and we had the opportunity to drink locally sourced wine and other types of alcohol. We were also served some food tasters which were nice but the drinks were truly amazing and helped us discover...More
Our guide was very engaging and explained the process of wine making although the winery itself wasn't particularly spectacular. The main event was the tasting. We bought a few bottles to drink while we are on the islands - so best to visit a few...More
We stopped in to see about local wines. We were offered a tour but we would have to wait 45 minutes which was not feasible for us. We asked if we could only have a few tasting as we wanted to buy some local wines...More
Date of experience: June 2017
Cvip P, Guia Enoturismo at Picowines, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017
Thank you for your comment.
We apologize for not having the opportunity to participate in the guided tour.
Hope to see you again,
Best wishes - Mariana Silveira