♦ FAMILY OF WINES. WINES OF A FAMILY. ♦
GET TO KNOW A VISIONARY, A FAMILY WITH ALMOST TWO CENTURIES OF HISTORY AND THE CREATORS OF WINES
THAT ARE THE TRUE EMBLEMS OF OUR COUNTRY
Everything began over six generations ago in 1834, with an act of irreverence and audacity from our founder. For some, it may have seemed like a thoughtless act, but for us in the family it was a visionary’s first step.
Families are like that, they believe in us.
Since then, much has happened.
Learning and more mistakes. Improvements and growth. Always as a Family. But something always remained the same. And grew even stronger.
This is what lasts throughout time and this is what we, as a family, will not live without. The perseverance, the will to do more, to create something new, to never forget our past.
And grew even stronger.
This is what lasts throughout time and this is what we, as a family, will not live without.
The perseverance, the will to do more, to create something new, to never forget our past.
We are already in the eighth generation of those who inspire us in our new creations. In ways of reaching farther.
A Family of wines from different regions, different segments, but produced with the same care and passion. And that’s why it doesn’t make sense for us to talk only about varieties, awards, history, authenticity or quality. Two centuries take at least 200 more years to build.
For us it makes sense that, as a family of wines, we offer wines for families. For you, for everyone, a whole family, unique and different.
We hope you will continue to be a part of our family and a part of our history.
José Maria da Fonseca
From the story of the Foundation, of conquering Brazil, creating a unique Rosé or entering Strategic Markets, until the present day.
The story of a family with almost two centuries of existence, over 7 generations.
Wines over 100 years old, some of the most emblematic in Portugal.
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JOSÉ MARIA DA FONSECA
José Maria da Fonseca was considered one of the “Top 100 Wineries 2020” by Wine & Spirits magazine, being one of the four Portuguese wineries in the list.
95 POINTS BY ROBERT PARKER - THE WINE ADVOCATE
Wine critic Mark Squires, from Wine Advocate – Robert Parker – has rated Periquita Superyor 2015 and José Maria da Fonseca Moscatel Roxo 20 Years Old, with 95 points, in the article “Portugal: New Releases from “A” to “Z”.
WITH THE NEW LANCERS IMAGE
José Maria da Fonseca has launched the new image of its iconic brand LANCERS. With the goal of rejuvenating the brand, bringing it closer to the new generations of consumers, the historic wine producer has developed a new brand positioning with a new claim “Refresh your curiosity”, maintaining the original promise from 1944 of being a pleasant, refreshing and easy to enjoy wine.
MANOR HOUSE AND JOSÉ DE SOUSA WINERY
The interruption of all activities at our Manor House and José de Sousa Winery is scheduled to happen from 14 to 29 March. The reopening of the spaces is subject to the reassessment and permanent monitoring of the evolution of the pandemic.