The Alto Alentejo’s landscape is mainly flat with some hills, which despite being of limited size, have a decisive influence. The area is characterised by distinctly Mediterranean climatic conditions, though some areas have a continental microclimate.
Peter Bright is the oenologist in charge of Terra d’Alter wines. Peter is the original ‘flying winemaker’, a dynamic and enterprising Australian who has lived in Portugal since 1982.
With the goal of acquainting the world with Portuguese wines, Terras de Alter’s aim is to introduce premium quality Alentejo wine into the international market. Its target markets are mainly Europe and the United States.
It aspires to be a company of family traditions, with quality wines and an international presence, recognised for its excellence and committed to the development of premium Portuguese brands.