Adega de Borba has a vast universe of vines and grape varieties among their associates.
Adega de Borba has always invested in the supervision and counselling the associates through a programme that totally controls the quality from the vine to the bottling (of the wine). Therefore, at the vines level, we have a internal system SIG ( Geographical Information System), allowing the constant update of the winegrower record , knowing each vine parcel associating it with the most various information’s: name of the associate, type of soils, year of crop, grape varieties, etc.
Improvements were also made in the orientation conditions of the vines. In the past few years the efforts were especially put on the canopy management by adapting the vines to more mechanical techniques, such as mechanical harvesting, phytosanitary treatments, introducing the watering and in the pruning.