The History of Adegas Camillo Alves, S.A. dates back to the nineteenth century, to the year 1881 when João Camillo Alves initiated his business in the wine trade. He first started to sell wines produced in the famous wine region of Bucelas, an excellent area for producing white wine highly appreciated not only in Portugal but also worldwide. In 1921, the descendents of João Camillo Alves joined the company and expanded the business, making the company into one of the most important in the market.