In its estates, sustainability, more than a watchword, is an ingrained practice.
Relvas, a family “with their feet on the ground”. Linked to agriculture for many generations, it is in his DNA to love life’s most simple things “like the company of a good wine at every meal, meeting or celebration.” In its estates, sustainability, more than a watchword, is an ingrained practice. Caretakers of large areas of vineyards, olive, and cork oak forest, are also sheep producers in an extensive regime. “A herd of 270 merino sheep that plays a vital role in our vineyards. From November to February, when there are still no leaves in the vineyards, the sheep are used to manage the cover crop leading to an increase in soil organic matter”.