Artikel der Marke Ervideira, Soc. Agricola Lda
The properties of Monte da Ribeira and Herdadinha belong to the family Leal da Costa, being the first record found in the name of Maria Luisa Godinho N.1807, grandmother of the 1st Conde D'Ervideira, who started the production of the Ervideira wines in 1880, in turn great-grandfather of the current producers.
The Conde D'Ervideira, named after José Perdigão Rosado de Carvalho, received the title of King Carlos I in recognition of his social work in the region, which besides being a great farmer who generated hundreds of jobs, was also a politician , philanthropist, mayor of Évora, founder of Casa Pia and a high member of Santa Casa da Misericórdia, among other positions.
In the first generations, the production of wine had the function of supplying the family, as well as to feed and pay the salaries of the many employees of the agricultural enterprise.
Today the company has 160ha of vineyards distributed by the two properties, dedicated to the production and sale of wines of a unique character, making Ervideira an "Embassy" of great wines around the world.