Tuesday, 20 November 2018 13:31

Adega Cooperativa do Algarve – “Única” donate archives and bibliographical legacy of the old wineries of Lagoa and Lagos, to the council of Lagoa

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Cultugarve had presence at the Adega Cooperativa (winery) of Lagoa, on last November 14th, to witness the signing of a protocol of cooperation between the Única-Adega Cooperativa of Algarve, and the council of Lagoa, with the purpose of officializing the donation of Archives and bibliographical material of the former cooperative wineries of Lagoa and Lagos.

"In addition to the documentary legacy, Única owns a vast array of wineries, from machinery and agricultural implements to bottles of wine and spirits of its production.This is a set of objects related to this economic activity,which served as a basis for the work of these wineries and which are of significant patrimonial value in the field of industrial archaeology, obsolete, in the face of technological evolution and Manufacturing processes, but in a reasonable state of preservation. It is therefore important to give this to know to the people from lagoa and visitors of the council in a museological path to be created in the cellar's own facilities. "

The protocol was signed between the mayor of Lagoa, Francisco Martins, and the Chairman of the Board of the Adega Única, Maria Alice Saraiva.
The afore mentioned legacy of industrial archaeology will remain in the winery of Lagoa, being also referred by the mayor that one of the pieces of it, a wine press, will be destined to its exhibition in the center of the roundabout of the EN125 near the winery. As for documentation, after going through cataloging and packaging processes, it will be available to visit by researchers and other interested persons.
The ceremony was accompanied by a tasting of some wines and liqueurs, between an atmosphere of fraternization and the sound of excellent Jazz musicians.

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