The wines of S. José de Peramanca made the news in several media. Here are the latest highlights and news.
PERAMANCA REGION AND RÚSSIA: AN ANCIENT CONNECTION
Already in the eighteenth century, the King D. João V recognizes the excellency of the Pera Manca wines, by serving it in a banquet, "with the best that existed in the kingdom," in honor of the then Charge d'Affaires of Russia. The enthusiasm of this known gourmet leads the monarch to decreed that Pera Manca wine would "only" be sent to the Court, in Lisbon, and to the Court of the Czar, in Russia.
AGRICULTURAL MEMORIES OF ÉVORA, BY MANUEL PRATES CANELAS, AGRONOMIST
THE WINES PRODUCED IN THE PERAMANCA REGION ALWAYS IMPOSED ITSELFS IN THE MARKET FOR QUALITY.
"According to the owner of Quinta de S. José de Peramanca, João Grave," our main concern is to have a good quality-price ratio ", reinforcing that "as for the price segment where the wines are placed, they must be a reference of quality in the landscape of the wines of Alentejo and the country. "
in Diário do Sul
THE WINES OF THE QUINTA DE SÃO JOSÉ DA PERAMANCA: A REGION WITH A TRADITION IN WINE PRODUCTION, DATING BACK TO THE ROMAN OCCUPATION
Acquired 100 years ago by its current owner's grandfather, João Grave already saw the birth of four generations of this family, traditionally linked to the equestrian art and bullfighting. So it is not surprising that in its 34 acres he also does horse breeding. João Grave got the farm after a partition process and decided to opt for the wine production as a way to monetize the property, a logical choice due to the tradition of quality of the small region where is located. The name - Peramanca - comes from the term "pedra manca", which means "swinging, oscillating stone", rock formations that have existed in this area.
in Revista Unibanco, 2012
THE GRAVE FAMILY: ONE HUNDRED YEARS IN QTA. DE S. JOSÉ DE PERAMANCA, RELAUNCHES THE TRADITION OF WINES IN THIS REGION
This is the continuation of a prestigious story that was interrupted. A continuation still fresh but is already marking position in the domestic wine market. The new Pêra Grave Tinto it’s not bottled yet and has already won a silver medal at the Brussels World Contest. To João Grave, this distinction is a matter of great pride "it competed with wines that already have several years of bottle and still managed to score." The Pêra Grave Branco 2011 also earned a silver medal in the competition. The first distinction of the Pêra Grave in white wines, whose vineyards were planted much later than the reds. "
in Revista Pontos de Vista, Julho, 2012
IN THE CRADLE OF WINE: QUINTA DE SÃO JOSÉ DE PERAMANCA
“And what characterizes the Peramanca wines? Well, the wines are robust, with a strong character, but very easy to drink and that is why people are easily enchanted by them”, said the producer.”
"This region gives a very strong characteristic and a personality to the wines," which was a decisive factor for success for so long, in a region that already at the time of the Roman occupation was known for its wine production. "
in Mais Alentejo