Pazos del Rey defends the singularity of its origin, Monterrei, the denomination which is least well-known amongst the Galician wine regions and which for a period of time was known as ‘La Cenicienta gallega’ (the Galician Cinderella). However, the Roman remains found in the region are proof of how far viticulture dates back to in Monterrei. However, the Roman remains found in the region are proof of how far viticulture dates back to in Monterrei.
Pazos del Rey it was built in 1965 and it was established as a cooperative, to which most of the winegrowers in the region went and contributed with 4,000,000 litres in the 80s. Following a decline for several years, Pazos del Rey adopted the concept of a much smaller bodega where quality was given priority above large productions. As a result, a small modern winery was built in the 90s with technologies that focused on making quality wines.