WOMEN IN THE WINE INDUSTRY
“The granite terroir is the key to our wines”
THE TWO WORLDS OF JULIA KEMPER
By Christine Bäder | Photos Rui Camilo
A petite, energetic woman crosses the courtyard: red pants, pink felt coat and a fashionable slouch hat. Julia Kemper does not look like a normal winemaker, and strictly speaking, that’s just half of the story: A lawyer by trade, Julia Kemper le…
A lawyer by trade, Julia Kemper is now at the helm of one of one of Portugal’s most exceptional wine estates, where nature, tradition and elegance come together to create award-winning nectars in the heart of the Dão region of Portugal, and transformed their lovingly grown grapes into the precious wine that accompanied each and every important family …
With the ebb and flow of a day, there are incredible discoveries to be found in our vineyards. One such discovery included a beautiful Elpenor caterpillar inching along at a very diligent pace.
Determined and steadfast, he was a lovely sign that our organic farming was working. As a tribute to the little creature, we created a wine named after the caterpillar, a blend of the four major r…