Skip to Content

<

AZGT Museu do Vinho

A cache by Scrookie Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/30/2013
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:


[PT]:

O Museu do Vinho localiza-se na freguesia e Concelho da Madalena na Ilha do Pico, nos Açores. Integra a Rede Regional de Museus como extensão do Museu do Pico e foi criado em1999.

Encontra-se instalado nas dependências do antigo Convento da Ordem do Carmo, que remonta aos séculos XVII/XVIII, e que se constitui num símbolo arquitetónico da fase áurea do 'Ciclo do Vinho Verdelho' na ilha.

Compreende a casa conventual dos frades carmelitas, o armazém dos lagares e alambiques, uma vinha, um edifício construído de raiz que alberga um lagar de três bicas, um miradouro e uma mata de seculares dragoeiros ('Dracaena draco'), cuja idade está estimada entre 500 e 1000 anos.

Inaugurado em 1999, o espólio do museu é essencialmente constituído por peças etnográficas, objetos ligados aos ciclos - vegetal, industrial e de socialização - da vitivinicultura.

Por favor, não coloquem fotos da cache.

[EN]:

The Wine Museum is located in the parish and County of Madalena on Pico Island, Azores Archipelago. It integrates the Regional Network of Museums as an extension of Pico Museum and was created in1999.

It's installed in the premises of the former convent of the Carmelite Order, which dates back to the seventeenth / eighteenth centuries, and it is a symbol of architectural heyday of the 'Cycle of Verdelho Wine' on the island.

It integrates the house convent of Carmelite friars, warehouse mills and stills, a vineyard, one building built from scratch which houses a mill with three waterspouts, a belvedere and a forest of secular dragoeiros ('Dracaena draco'), whose age is estimated between 500 and 1000 years.

Opened in 1999, the estate of the museum consist essentially of ethnographic pieces, objects linked to the social, vegetal and the industrial cycles of the wine industry.

Please, do not upload pictures of the cache.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

CG: Áeiber. Aãb é arprffáevb gercne.
RA: Gerr. Ab arrq gb pyvzo.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

Find...

374 Logged Visits

Found it 353     Didn't find it 12     Write note 2     Publish Listing 1     Needs Maintenance 3     Owner Maintenance 3     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 107 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.