Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture

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Coordinates: 38°30′48″N 28°32′28″W / 38.51333°N 28.54111°W / 38.51333; -28.54111

UNESCO World Heritage Site
Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Vineyards near Criação Velha, Pico
Vineyards near Criação Velha, Pico

Type Cultural
Criteria C (iii) (v)
Reference 1117
UNESCO region Europe and North America
Coordinates 38°30′48″N 28°32′28″W / 38.51333°N 28.54111°W / 38.51333; -28.54111
Inscription history
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.

See also[edit]

  • Pico IPR, the officially demaracted wine region of Pico.

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