The sour cherry liqueur Factory – Vila Das Rainhas

If you know the Portuguese Ginja Liquor, you know the brand Vila das Rainhas for sure. So if you are around (the west coast) don´t miss the guided tours to their factory where you can taste, not only the liquor but also other products made from sour cherries, like biscuits, infusions, jelly sweets and more. The shop and […]

If you know the Portuguese Ginja Liquor, you know the brand Vila das Rainhas for sure. So if you are around (the west coast) don´t miss the guided tours to their factory where you can taste, not only the liquor but also other products made from sour cherries, like biscuits, infusions, jelly sweets and more.

The shop and visits are available from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Choose which experience you want to do and book it through one of the following contacts:  comunicacao@frutobidos.pt / 262 969 479

Visit A – With liquor tasting

Visit B – With liquor tasting and proof of products Ginja D’Arte

More info and contacts HERE.

HANDMADE PRODUCTION

 

THE SECRET BEHIND the “Ginja d’Óbidos Vila das Rainhas” sour cherry liqueur starts in the orchard, where the fruit is produced and picked. After a thorough selection, already at Frutóbidos’ facilities, the sour cherries are placed in an alcohol infusion. After a prolonged resting period, the fruit is duly prepared to be later mixed with the sugar syrup.

Before the filtering and subsequent bottling, the liqueur is subject to lab tests, which enable us to assure the compliance with the product specifications. The success of the “Ginja d’Óbidos Vila das Rainhas” sour cherry liqueur is in the essence of the handmade production, without any colourings or flavourings, obtaining a ruby-coloured nectar with a velvety flavour, which should be consumed at a temperature of between 14ºC and 15ºC.

Depending on the consumer’s preference, the “Ginja d’Óbidos Vila das Rainhas” sour cherry liqueur bottles can be provided with or without fruit; the fruit is merely decorative and to this effect, we select the most beautiful and delicious sour cherries from the crop.

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