Unique Portugal: An interview with Quinta de Leda Winemaker- Antonio Braga

In a recent trip to the Douro River Valley, I had the honor of sitting down with Antonio, the winemaker of Quinta de Leda of Casa Ferreirinha. Young and affable, this winemaker tells us about the grapes of the Douro Valley and a bit of the history of the estate. Casa Ferreirinha is owned by Sogrape Vinhos.

For more information visit on Quinta de Leda, visit http://eng.sograpevinhos.com/regioes/…

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Quinta do Vesuvio Estate of Symington Family Estates in Douro, Portugal

It is amazing how wines are made in this region of the world. These are “lagares” where the grapes are destemmed, pumped into these huge lake like things, everyone walks over them, extracting the best must. Then they break the seal or sombrero- hat with a long stick and collect the juice. What a great experience!

Special thanks to Pedro Leal da Costa of Symington Family Estates for showing us around.