Hacienda Branca Vineyard Estate was born from João Xabregas´s vision of bringing the New World to the Old world.
The story began with is travels around the world, from Austrália to África and South América, culminating at a specaial place: Alentejo, Portugal
Here, at the Portuguese Toscania (New York Times , 2013) he found the perfect setting for his innovative view: the people,the landscape, the climate, the history.To ascertain the best a terroir can offer this is the promise of Hacienda Branca Vineyard Estate.
Hacienda Branca Vineyard Estate has 80 ha of outstanding terroir for vineyards.
In 30 ha we planted a selection of local and international grape varieties as Chardonnay, Cabernet, Arinto,Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho, Malbec, Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Nacional etc, in a perfect grape-terroir combination to get the best results.
All the vineyard is in automatic drip irrigation and fertilization system.
Automatic measurements of humidity and nutrients are persistent taken care of, to get the best final product.
Our wine cellar were our winemakers are free to dream and create, is a state of the art of technologies and tolls allowing to produce exceptional wines.
With a capacity for 200.000 bottles, can easly can duplicated if the market requires.
The barrels room has a capacity for 84 oak barrels (25.000lts).
Our brand HACIENDA BRANCA seeks a premiun segment with a high-end positioning.
Our mission is to produce limited series of great wines.
If the market requires we are prepared to increase our production and botlle capacity.
Our portfólio presents outstanding monovarieties as Arinto, Antão Vaz and Verdelho, round and fresh, and also more complex blend of red wines as Leticia.
Our ex-cellar price is around 4/6€.
5.000m2 of construction including a manor House that belonged to the Santar Countess,from the old Portugueses monarchy.
Alentejo, located in the south of Portugal is becaming world famous for is wines, due to is spectacular climat conditions for the vineyards.
Vidigueira, is located in Alentejo, half way from Évora, a World Heritage historic city, and Beja the capital of South Alentejo, and his famous for its white wines, specially the local grape named Antão Vaz.
Hacienda Branca Vineyard Estate is locate 5 minutes from Vidigueira,15 minutes from the local airport of Beja, 1.30h from Lisbon and Faro International airports.
We have fully approved the construction of the HACIENDA BRANCA WINE HOTEL&SPA, with 23 rooms for guests, and a Wine spa for indulging treatments based on wine therapies.
A wine restaurant, The Malbec, will offer the best wine food-pairing created by talented chefs as Diogo Fonseca.
Hacienda Branca Private condominium
In approval by the local authorities, this project as 13 lot of 1ha each, were the landlord will have is private vineyard,a luxury house with a state of the art mini winery, to produce his own wines, supervised by our staff and winemakers.
The selling price for each plot+house with the mini winery will be around 750.000€.
This project is unique in his content, and unique at this region, and will be a destination for the growing industry of the Enotourism it presents the perfect location and infraestructures.