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In the mid-fifties of the last century, António Ribeiro and his wife Maria do Céu began their agricultural project with the acquisition of Quinta de S. Tiago, with an 18th century manor house, in the parish of Vila Marim, and Quinta da Portela. , in the parish of Barqueiros, close to the first Pombaline landmark that marks the beginning of the Douro Demarcated Region. Both in the municipality of Mesão Frio. In 1980, one of his daughters, Teresinha Ribeiro, married to Eduardo Miranda, began the work of reconverting the vineyards of the properties that, a few years later, through inheritance and purchase, would be their luck.
With professions outside the agricultural scope, the strategy adopted was to sell the productions to the exporting houses and make small productions for local consumption and in bulk.
His sons Roberto, Ricardo, Rafael and Rudolfo came, who progressively completed their academic training, with a majority focus on management and viticulture.