CASCA WINES IS A COMPANY FOUNDED BY WINEMAKER HÉLDER CUNHA IN 2008, BORN OUT OF THE NEED HE FELT TO CREATE PORTUGUESE WINES THAT EXPRESS THE TERROIR OF EACH OF PORTUGAL'S DEMARCATED REGIONS.
HÉLDER CUNHA | Ceo, Founder & Winemaker
Hélder Cunha is an experienced winemaker and IWC Judge. He started his career in Napa Valley in 2000 where he produced great Pinot Noir at Ken Rasmussen Winery. He finished his studies at the Geisenhein Research Center and started working in the Douro Valley on Upper Douro Wines. He later joined Vinhos Borges where he won the Grand dʼOr Concour Mondial de Bruxelles medal. Here he focused on a variety of wines and regions such as Port and Sparkling Wine.
In 2008 he founded Casca Wines, the first Portuguese wine company to produce wines in ten different DOCʼs. In 2013, riding a motorcycle with famous actor José Fidalgo, he produced the TV series "Rotas dos Vinhos" where they showed Portugal's unique tradition as a wine producing country. Always focused on winemaking, more is yet to come.