Winemakers

Brief notes on the winemakers of our wines...

Jaime Quendera is a winemaker whose work has been recognized through several national and international awards. Among them the obtained for the best red wine in the "Vinalies de Paris 2008" competition, among more than 3000 references from 30 countries. Consultant and responsible for the oenology sector of several national production houses, such...

Born in Portalegre, he descends from a family linked to the land by his paternal grandparents. He lived his childhood in a small village - Assumar - in the municipality of Monforte until he was 12 years old, when he left with his parents for Santarém, the city where he completed his schooling, completing in 2004 his degree in Agro-Food...

Jorge Alves was born in 1973 in Mirandela. He has a degree in Agronomy from the Instituto Politécnico de Bragança and a Postgraduate Degree in Enology from the Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, in Porto. He began his career in the Douro, at the Adega Cooperativa de Alijó, passing through Caves Transmontanas and Quinta do Tedo. In 1999, together...

Growing up in the vineyards, she soon fell in love with Psychoanalysis, graduating in Psychology and later specializing in Psychoanalysis. Already a psychologist, she (re) found a new passion - wine - not hesitating to re-enter the academic world to graduate in Agricultural Engineering.

He graduated in Agro-Food Engineering in 1994 and in Enology in 1999 at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro. Since 1994 he has been an Oenologist / Winemaker with several national producers, including Sogrape, Quinta da Perdiz, Quinta de Vila Maior among others. Currently, he works as a Consultant Enologist for several wineries in the...

Graduated in oenology in 1993, he has been an active participant in the Tavora Chamber of CVR Távora Varosa since 2000. His curriculum vitae mentions interventions in the oenology of Adega Cooperativa de Lamego e Castelinho Vinhos. He has been resident winemaker at Best of Douro since 2010 and a consultant for Quinta da Chimorra, Winecom and Quinta...

Located just two kilometers from the legendary Ponte de Cavez, mentioned in the work of Camilo Castelo Branco, Casa do Valle extends along the slopes of the River Tâmega. It was precisely there that Luís Botelho Cameira, together with 14 cousins, would spend his holidays as a child helping his grandfather, "a person with a strong personality", in...

Enologist with 20 harvests along the way. Born in Lisbon but with Minho roots, he is passionate about white wines who has always developed from this innovative perspective, always looking for charisma in what he does.

Graduated in Biotechnological Engineering, Maria João is a young entrepreneur who assumes responsibility, with a good dose of altruism, inside the cellar. With the will to want to be and be, a feeling inherited with pride from those who gave it roots and wings to fly.

Alexandra Mendes is the current President of the Portuguese Association of Enology and Viticulture. Graduated from the Escola Superior Agrária de Santarém. She has a specialization in Food Engineering, Wine branch, and a postgraduate degree in Marketing Management. She did her professional internship at Quinta da Romeira, in Bucelas and was a...