Stretching 350 miles north to south with significant variations in climate between coastal and inland regions, Portugal can produce an amazing array of wines.
Though the Iberian peninsula is
dominated in terms of the size by Spain, when it comes to the
diversity and quality of its wines, it more than holds its
The fascination of Portugal as a winegrowing region really lies in
the work of dedicated, spirited individuals who combine the
country's rich natural assets with great technique to produce
characterful distinctive wines. Our range includes Julia Kemper,
very much one of these powerful characters who, having resurrected
her family's vineyards in the Douro, has managed to turn out a
sequence of world class wines, in particular her very highly
regarded Branco Reserva.
Portugal is a rich source and we remain open to being seduced by
further outstanding producers. With this in mind we added Quintas
do Homem, a booming family run business of around 19ha, with such
delights as Loureiro, Arinto, Vinho Verde, Vinhao and a luscious