Herdade Do Esporao

Region : Alentejo

Deep in the Alentejo (180km from Lisbon) amidst vineyards, olive groves and cork trees, hill-top farms and whitewashed villages. The team is led by David Baverstock. Ex – Roseworthy and Penfolds before heading to Portugal to work at icon wineries such as Graham’s, Quinta do Crasto and has taken Esporao to the title of Winery of the Year twice and himself named Winemaker of the Year twice. Esporao have been pioneers in introducing icon varities to the Alentejo, such as Touriga Nacional and Verdelho. Certified organic vineyards and were recently named Sustainable Drinks Producer of the World by Drinks Business magazine. Esporao wines feature every year in 50 Greatest Portuguese Wines list