Boas Quintas, Dao

Opta & Quinta da Fonte D'Ouro

 The Sociedade Boas Quintas is a personal project of winemaker Nuno Cancela de Abreu, started in 1991 with the purpose
to produce “Estate Wines" in the noble and renovated Dão Region.


Opta white
- Encruzado, Malvasia Fina & Cerceal

Opta red
Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz & Alfrocheiro

Quinta de Fonte D'Ouro
Touriga Nacional, Alfrocheiro & Jaen


The winemaker

Nuno Cancela de Abreu


Graduated in Agronomy in the Instituto Superior of Agronomy in Lisbon in 1980.

Later he made a post-graduation degree in Viticulture and Enology at the National School of Agronomy of Montpellier, France.
Between 1981 and 1987 he served as Executive Director of the Association for the Development of Viticulture of the Douro Wine Region.

From 1985 to 1987 he developed his work as a Professor of Winemaking, Wine Stabilization and Treatments in the Degree in Enology, University of Trás - os - Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal.
In 1991, in a small scale he started his personal project developing wines in the family estate in Mortágua.  Developing his passion for the region of Dão he started the small company Sociedade Boas Quintas, maintaining all the professional work in other estates as a consulting winemaker.  

From 2001 he developed his work as the Director of the Department of Enology and Administrator of the Quinta da Alorna.

In 2010 he left all the projects that he developed as a winemaking consultant and he left also Quinta da Alorna, a company that he developed for 9 years, and now he now dedicates all is devotion and “know-how” from many years in the wine-business in Portugal and in the International market, to this his own wine project that he started in 1991.

In the heart of the Dão Region, in Mortágua, he gives life to a new style of wines, maintaining a touch of tradition and putting all his experience into the Sociedade Boas Quintas.