Winemaker and family friend, Luís has accompanied the project from the beginning. His remarkable career is strongly tied to Esporão Estate with several award-winning wines. In 2001, he was recognized as Winemaker of the Year. He is considered to be one of the most renowned winemakers in Portugal, with admirable results in consulting with producers from the Alentejo. With the support of our resident winemaker, Nuno Gonzalez, they together ensure the quality and distinction of Malhadinha Nova's wines.
Has a Degree in Biochemistry from the Department of Science and Technology from Coimbra University and specialized in Viticulture and Enology by Vinifera Euromaster - European Master of Science. His resumé Includes work done in Australia, New Zealand, United States and Italy. In Portugal, Nuno worked for influential wine houses namely José Maria da Fonseca, Niepoort, Cortes de Cima, among others. Currently, his job description includes resident winemaker, monitoring daily aspects in the production of Malhadinha wines.