Our Vision

Achieving a stature of a cult brand through constant efforts in improving wine quality besides working towards a production of organic wine.

Our Mission

Evoking unforgettable moments of pure emotion with Quinta do Zambujeiro wines, both in lovers and connoisseurs.


Emil Strickler an enthusiastic Swiss wine lover bought the vineyard in 1998.


A team of experts including Nuno Malta (General Manager) assisted by Oenologist and Cellar Master Luis Lourinho and the Oenologist consultant of Globalwine, Alain Bramaz.


Quinta do Zambujeiro Lda is located approximately 170km east of Lisbon in the south eastern Portuguese region of Alentejo.


Schist, soil

Grape Varieties

Trincadeira, Aragonez, Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Nacional, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Tinta Caiada, Arinto and Antão Vaz.


Terra do Zambujeiro Tinto
Terra do Zambujeiro Branco
Monte do Zambujeiro Tinto
Monte do Zambujeiro Branco


Zambujeiro 18 hl/ha
Terra do Zambujeiro 25 hl/ha
Monte do Zambujeiro 30 hl/ha
Monte do Zambujeiro Branco 40 hl/ha

Produced by 40 hectares of vines

Zambujeiro – 5,000 – 8,000 bottles / year
Terra do Zambujeiro – 30,000 – 40,000 bottles / year
Monte do Zambujeiro – 50,000 – 60,000 bottles / year
Monte do Zambujeiro Branco- 5,000 / year
Terra do Zambujeiro Branco- 5,000 / year


Selection of all grapes by hand.
Total maceration up to 7 weeks.
Malo-lactic fermentation in barrels.
100% new French oak barrels for Zambujeiro, 30% to 40% new French oak barrels for Terra do Zambujeiro.
12 – 24 months barrel maturation.
100% used French oak barrels for Monte do Zambujeiro.

Please take a look at our promotional video about Quinta do Zambujeiro.

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Macau Times, March 2011

Wine Dine, December 2010 – “Portuguese Inspirations”

Appetite, December 2010

Appetite, , October 2010

SOL, tabu, 5 May 2007

20 minuten, 10 October 2006 – “Zambujeiro : Exquisite wine from Portugal”

Expresso, 9  September 2006 – “The passion of the Swiss industrialist.”

Exame, 2005 – “Zambujeiro 2001 made it in the top 5 red wine in Portugal….”

The Wine Anorak, online wine magazine

Handelszeitung Nr. 52, 22 December 2004 – “An interview with a Swiss sommelier of the year 2004, Herbert Moser. When asked about his personal favourite, he shared with the reporter that Zambujeiro is a MUST TRY (last paragraph)”

20 minuten, 15 June 2004

Guia Penin – Spain, December 2003