Welcome to the interactive House-Museum of the Rézio family, in Borba.
The family's former Adega, or winery, was adapted and transformed into a
space for sharing knowledge of the production process of Talha wine, an art
practised here for decades, and the traditions of the Alentejo and this family
We begin by telling the story through an under-lit table that follows
the contours of the family's old winery. On this table, the different stages of
the process of Talha Wine are explained through texts and illustrations.
To aid interpretation, tablets are available with an augmented reality app. By pointing with
the device at the illustrations on the table, visitors are shown videos that bring
the explanations to life, offering a game
at the end of each animation. The app also provides additional details about
the family and the town of Borba.
Because the Rézio family's winery had hosted several events for the
city's inhabitants, the museum wanted to maintain this tradition. For this
reason, in the room located next to the main exhibition, a space for memory and
customs was created.
In the centre is a table, a place for socializing and sharing Alentejo
customs, on which typical Borba proverbs and expressions are displayed.
The whitewashed walls enshrine the memory in photographs and, in the
background, an animated projection tells the story of the tradition of Talha wine going back thousands of years.