Website for Kranemann Wine Estates.
Kranemann Wine Estates (KWE) is a wine and wine tourism project founded in 2018 and envisaged by Christoph Kranemann, a German wine connoisseur who fell in love with the Douro and its wines. He was particularly fascinated by Quinta do Convento de São Pedro das Águias, the company’s flagship property located in Tabuaço in the Douro Wine Region - the oldest demarcated wine region and considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001. The Douro Wine Region is associated primarily with Port wine production, but produces just as much non-fortified DOC wines, which have been rapidly gaining the world’s attention.
The origins of Quinta do Convento de São Pedro das Águias date back to the 12th century, when monks of the Cisterian Order settled in the Távora Valley, contributing to the introduction of vineyard culture in the region. Within the 150 hectares of Quinta do Convento de São Pedro das Águias there are over 5,000 olive trees, fruit trees and forest, 57 hectares of vines, a modern winery, and the remains of a Cisterian Convent.