With over 30 years of his own winemaking experience, as the head winemaker at Grupo Parras, he oversees and directs the entire winemaking team and facilities.
Vera is one of a fresh new breed of winemakers that are taking over from the old guard in Portugal. Her deft touch, modern outlook, commercial acumen and deep understanding of Portugal’s indigenous varieties, shine through in all the wines she makes and blends.
GRUPO PARRAS is the second largest wine producer in Portugal, owning some very famous and successful brands in the Portuguese domestic market.
Contract growing and winemaking is under the strict control of GRUPO PARRAS’ winemaking team, ensuring style and quality meets the group’s high standards.
Lisbon is a complex viticultural region, predominantly a patchwork of small-holdings, planted to a wealth of grape varietals, on different soil types and differing aspects.
Overall, a maritime influence and limestone and sandy soils, give the wines a familiar freshness and feel.