Herdade de Coelheiros, a Family-Owned Winery Since 1991
Herdade de Coelheiros is a family-owned winery established in 1991 in the winegrowing region of Alentejo. Their wines have a deep connection with the natural surroundings as they preserve the region’s traditions and maintain a balance with their ecosystem. Their estate has 50 hectares of vineyards and 40 hectares of walnut orchards. Animals like deer, sheep, ducks, rabbits, and hares are common in the region. Joaquim and Leonilde Silveira bought the winery in 1981 and planted the vineyards. By 1996, Herdade de Coelheiros wines received a lot of international acclaims and received multiple prestigious awards. In 2015, an entirely new chapter began when Alberto Weisser and Gabriela Mascioli acquired the estate and took over the business.
Herdade de Coelheiros Winery uses organic and sustainable methods to preserve the natural surroundings and the health of their vineyards.
Portuguese and International Grape Varieties
The temperature, rainfall, and soil in the region are perfect for the growth and cultivation of vines. There is the use of organic and sustainable methods to preserve the natural surroundings and the health of their vineyards. The main types of grapes grown here are Arinto, Antão Vaz, Roupeiro, Aragonês, Trincadeira, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alicante Bouschet, and Petit Verdot. The best grapes go into the production of their world-class red, white, and rosé wines.
Minimal Intervention in the Winery
There is minimal intervention in the winery that helps to preserve the natural taste of their wines. Modern technology ensures they make the best wines without any compromise with quality. The workers handpick the best grapes and take them to the winery for further processing. The wines are unique and reflect the qualities of their region.