Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
|Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture|
|Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List|
|Criteria||C (iii) (v)|
|UNESCO region||Europe and North America|
|Inscription||2004 (28th Session)|
The Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture is a Unesco World Heritage Site.
The vineyard is divided into plots (currais) protected by walls (paredes, murinhos). The walls are built with basalt blocks that have been weathered and broken up and stacked without mortar. Viticulture dates back to the 15th century.
- Pico IPR, the officially demaracted wine region of Pico.