Vila Cova de Lixa, Portugal
The Meireles Family, behind Sol Real Vinho Verde, has been about passion since the late 1980s when they started the business. They wanted to create wines from their own region that went beyond the easy bubbly drinking style. Their goal was to create wines that were representative of the region but had tremendous quality and operated in a manner sustainable to the environment (both physical and social). They abide by EU's norms of Integrated Protection/Production which promotes the use of organic/bio products in the vineyard. Additionally, they aim to create wines that are true to their terroir, without adding anything superfluous.