William Hinton founded the distillery

The best Rum was produced from the juices of sugar cane, carefully selected.


Madeira's most important distillery

Assumed a dominant position in the harvest of this culture and of its product.


Most advanced industrial technology of the time

Under the command of Harry Hinton and with the help of his manager Higino Ferraz, they introduce the most advanced industrial technology for the time and the Engenho becomes an international reference in its industrial sector.


600 tons daily

Engenho reaches its peak of production, reaches the 600 tons of cane processed per day.


Factory closes down

Over time the distillery stopped production.


William Hinton’s heirs relaunch the production

Sought to restore the original distillery and sugar production to its former glories using an alembic still and producing a variety of rums.