List of products by brand Aphros Wines
Aphros Wines is a Vasco Croft's Project.
Quinta do Casal do Paço, in Vasco Croft’s family since early 17th century, spreads over nearly 20 hectares of land and forests, four of which are vines and another four of chestnuts orchards. At its centre stands a granite 16th century 2-storey manor house complete with chapel. The wine cellar on the first floor dates back to the origin of the house.
In October of 2006, the first biodynamic preparations were put to the ground, marking the beginning of a direction that would transform both the farm and its wines.
The implementation of biodynamics professionally applied to viticulture required the guidance of experienced experts. Daniel Noel, from Bordeaux, founder of consulting company Viti Vinis Bio, came for several times in each of the first years, from 2006 to 2010. His mission included diagnosing, work prescribing, and training the team in observation and practice. From 2010 to 2015 the counseling was handed on to Daniel Pasquet for viticulture and complemented by Jacques Fourés for winemaking and specific biodynamic practices.
At the same time as being erected and recognized as a model ecological winery, the wines were slowly taking shape and beinglaunched in the marke