The winery "António Esteves Ferreira - Quinta do Soalheiro" is located in the municipality of Charneca (Melgaço district) in the area Vinho Verde in Portugal, It was founded in 1974 by João Antonio Cerdeira. After Oenology studies at the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro and practice in the Burgundy Today, António Luís Cerdeira, as manager, is responsible for the vineyards of Maria João Cerdeira.
The vineyards cover 10 hectares of privately owned vineyards. From another 60 hectares, grapes are purchased. They are located at 100 to 200 meters above sea level on granitic soils. The plot Soalheiro (sunny place) gave also the winery the name. It will be the white wine varieties Alvarinho U.N Loureiro, as well as the red wine variety Vinhão cultivated, in part ungrafted be grown. The management is done according to the rules of Organic viticulture with protection of biodiversity and promotion of sustainability,
The product range includes various white wines, mostly unmixed from Alvarinho and a red wine cuvée from Vinhão (red) and Alvarinho (white). The fermentation of the wines takes place mostly in steel tanks and partly in wooden barrels. The white wines are stored on the , The red wine is in French expanded. The premium wines include the white wines "Alvarinho Soalheiro Reserva" (matured in barrique) and "Alvarinho Soalheiro Primeiras Vinhas" (the first vines planted in 1974). There will also be bottle fermented sparkling wines and a Bagaceira from Alvarhino rape produced.