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Casa Santos Lima

Multi-Region Wines

Casa Santos Lima

In the Family for 4 generations

Casa Santos Lima

About Us

Casa Santos Lima is a family owned company dedicated to the production, bottling and selling of Portuguese wines. The company is present directly or indirectly in the regions of Lisboa, Algarve, Alentejo, Vinho Verde and Douro. This way and from around 400 hectares of vineyards...

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Casa Santos Lima was created to ensure the continuous development of Santos Lima’s wine producing activity created several generations ago. This activity was first started by Joaquim Santos Lima, who, by the turn of 19th century, was already a great producer and exporter of Portuguese wines. Maria João Santos Lima and José Luís Santos Lima Oliveira da Silva, granddaughter and great grandson of the founder, relaunched Casa Santos Lima in 1990, replanting most of the vines, improving agricultural techniques and modernizing all its productive structure.

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CASA SANTOS LIMA

19-02-2018

Casa Santos Lima, Company of the year - 2017

Casa Santos Lima was distinguish as the company of 2017 by the magazine "Vinho Grandes Escolhas"

Casa Santos Lima was honored as the "Company of the Year" in the award ceremony "Grandes Escolhas", organized by "Vinho Grandes Escolhas" Magazine, on February 16th. The "Vinho Grandes Escolhas" celebrated the best that was made in Portugal last year and who became more distinguished in the Wine and Gastronomy sector. 2017 was a year of great achievements for Casa Santos Lima, having been recognized for the 5th consecutive year in the "AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2017" as "Best National Producer - Portugal" and reaching the 2nd position of the prestigious rankng "Top 100 Wine Companies Most Awarded of the World 2017 "by the" World Ranking of Wines & Spirits "

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09-02-2018

Casa Santos Lima - Company of the year 2017

Casa Santos Lima was honored as Company of the Year 2017 by "Revista de Vinhos"

Casa Santos Lima was honored as "Company of the Year" at the 21st edition of the "Best of the Year 2017" awards, organized by "Revista de Vinhos", on February 2. This nomination comes 20 years after the 1998 Revelation of the Year Award. The dinner and ceremony of "Revista de Vinhos" brought together about 900 people and 24 awards were awarded in the area of Wine and Gastronomy. The year 2017 was a year of great achievements for Casa Santos Lima, having been recognized for the 5th consecutive year in the "AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2017" as "Best National Producer - Portugal" and reaching the 2nd position of the prestigious rankng "Top 100 Wine Companies Most Awarded of the World 2017 "by the" World Ranking of Wines & Spirits "

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27-12-2017

Confidencial Reserva at the top by the Washington Post

Confidencial Reserva is one of the best bargains according to journalist Dave McIntyre from the Washington Post.

Our red wine “Confidencial Reserva 2013” was named as one of the best buys in 2017 by the Washington Post. It was the only Portuguese wine in this list with 12 wines. Confidencial Reserva appears at the 3rd position. Being according to the writer an excellent value wine. This wine is made with a blend of national and international varieties being available from the United States until Taiwan.

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21-11-2017

Top 100 Best Wines 2017 - Wine Spectator

Colossal Reserva in a magnificient 60th place in the most important ranking in the world

Colossal! Every year tens of thousands wines from all over the world are tasted and review by the most influent wine publication, the North-American “Wine Spectator”. At the end of each year a Top-100 list with the best is revealed. We have the honour to announce that our “Colossal Reserva, Red 2015” was placed at 60th on the list of the most exciting wines of the year! If you have not tried it yet, this will be the best time to do it!

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01-11-2017

Casa Santos Lima is the 2nd Most Awarded Winery of the World in 2017

Another spectacular accomplishment on the “World Raking of Wines & Spirits”

Casa Santos Lima has the pleasure to inform that it finished the year as the 2nd Most Awarded Winery of World 2017 according to the “WRW&S” (World Ranking of Wines & Spirits). This prestigious worldwide association bases its rankings, first started in 1996, in the prizes won by each producer out of 80 international wine competitions, organized throughout the year. For this ranking more than 700,000 wines were counted. In addition to this magnificent achievement, some of Casa Santos Lima wines in particular also received great honours. In the Top-5 of the Red Blends (wines made from more than one grape variety), there are no more no less than 3 Casa Santos Lima wines. In the 1st position appears the Alentejano “Valcatrina”, in the 3rd position the wine from the Lisboa Region “Colossal Reserva” and closing the Top-5, the Algarve wine “Al-Ria”. However our white wines also had a chance to shine. In the 1st position of the Top-5 white blends, none other than our Douro wine “Quinta de Porrais”, vinified, produced and sold by Casa Santos Lima in partnership with the “Sociedade Agrícola Quinta de Porrais”. Regarding the general countries’ classification, Portugal finished the year in a great 6th position only behind Australia (5th), Italy (4th), Spain (3rd), United States (2nd) and France (1st) and in front of South Africa (9th), Argentina (8th) and Chile (7th). A tremendous accolade for Portugal and for all its wine producers that show once again that in blind tastings, their wines are at the same level as the very best produced worldwide. To find out more about these ranking please visit: http://www.wawwj.com/2017/_EN/index.php

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A Truly Unique Initiative!

The "Lisbon Vineyard Park" was created after the establishment of a protocol between the Municipal Council of the City of Lisbon and Casa Santos Lima, as a part of a strategy of investment and growth of the biodiversity and organization of the city of Lisbon green areas. This park, located right next to the Lisbon's Airport (Aeroporto Humberto Delgado), also has a high pedagogical interest as it serves to promote wine culture in general and the status of Lisbon as an excellent wine producing Region.
In this vineyard, around 2 hectares of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Arinto grapes were planted on clay and limestone soils. This a unique space of the capital of Portugal where great soil characteristics and sun exposition conditions are combined, allowing its visitors to have a close experience with the vineyards’ life cycle.
For visitations please send an email to: dmevae.dsea@cml-lisboa.ptpt



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