Casa Ferreirinha has a long and rich history dating back to the 18th century. The winery was founded by Dona Antónia Adelaide Ferreira, also known as "Ferreirinha." She was a visionary and influential personality in the Portuguese wine industry and is often referred to as the "Ferreira Lady". Her legacy lives on in the winery, which still bears her name.
Casa Ferreirinha is particularly famous for its port wines, the most notable of which is the Barca Velha. This is one of Portugal's most iconic table wines, often considered the "queen" of Portuguese wines. Casa Ferreirinha's vineyards extend along the terraced slopes of the Douro Valley and are planted with indigenous grape varieties such as Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Tinta Roriz.
The wines of Casa Ferreirinha are appreciated for their depth, complexity and excellent quality. They often exhibit ripe fruit aromas, spicy notes and a balanced structure. The house port wines, including vintage port and tawny port, are among the best in the region.
Casa Ferreirinha has also committed to sustainable viticultural practices and environmental conservation. They have invested in modernization and innovation to improve the quality of their wines while reducing the ecological impact.
Casa Ferreirinha is not only a leading winery in Portugal, but also a guardian of the winemaking history and traditions of the Douro Valley. The house's wines pay tribute to the legacy of Dona Antónia Adelaide Ferreira and remain prized by wine lovers around the world.