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Vercoope – União das Adegas Cooperativas da Região dos Vinhos Verdes, Ucrl

Vercoope is a union of seven Wine Cooperatives inserted in the Demarcated Region of Vinhos Verdes, considered the largest demarcated region in Portugal and one of the largest in the world, essentially due to its extension and the area of ​​land dedicated to the cultivation of vines, to which a significant percentage of the population directly dependent on the wine sector and in particular on Vinho Verde. It was created in 1964 with the aim of bottling, marketing and distributing the wine produced by the winegrowers of these cooperatives. The union made it possible to gather the production of 4,000 winegrowers and launch it on the national and international market, achieving more quality, size and competitiveness. The quality of the wines is recognized and proven by consumers, by sales and by the hundreds of awards won in wine competitions and specialized press. Vercoope annually produces 8 million bottles of Vinho Verde, 30% of which are for export.