Specialists in New World fine wines
Seckford Agencies are exclusive UK agents for a comprehensive range of privately-owned wine estates throughout South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and South America; providing high quality fine wines at all price levels.
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A winemaker with more than 15 years of experience in the Colchagua Valley, Johana Pereira joined the Estampa team in 2013. Her lifelong passion for wine shines through in her answers to our Winemaker Q&A questions: What first made you interested in winemaking? Since I was a little girl I have been attracted by the colour of wines. Bright and transparent whites; intense and deep red colours in reds. It was amazing to see all these hues coming from a natural thing. That awoke my curiosity about the process of winemaking. Thus, I wanted to understand how, from the transformation of a simple fruit, a natural product, all these hues were developed, and also how aromas and flavours could last over time. I just wanted to understand and discover the ‘magic’ that made all this possible. Who, within the trade, has been your biggest influence and why? In different aspects, I believe I have been soaking up different characteristics that I have admired from people with whom I have had the good fortune to work with...
'2018 will go down as one of the best vintages so far this century. Exceptional quality and varietal expression alongside a well spaced out vintage made 2018 one to remember.'
At last night's IWC 2018 awards dinner we were again delighted to receive both Small Agent of the Year and South African Specialist Merchant.