Casa Agricola Alexandre Relvas, the family-owned Portuguese producer, selected Quintessential, to represent its wines in the U.S.
Alexandre Relvas, Jr. is chief winemaker, and his younger brother Antonio, handles the commercial side of the business.
“Wine lovers are only lately discovering how much high-quality wine is being produced in Portugal, at all price points and from regions as varied as the Douro Valley, Vinho Verde and the Alentejo,” said Dennis Kreps, Quintessential’s co-owner. “With their passion for making fine wines, and their dedication to their family’s heritage and future, Alexandre Relvas is a great fit with our company’s philosophy to bring the best wines made by family owned-and-operated wineries from the top regions to our customers.”
Quintessential will initially import a range of Alexandre Relvas wines from the Herdade
de Sao Miguel, Sul, Art Terra and Herdade da Pimenta brands, ranging in price from $12 to