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. To Oenology studies at the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro and practice in Burgundy António Luís Cerdeira is now the manager of the Maria João Cerdeira vineyards.
The vineyards cover 10 hectares of own vineyards. Grapes are purchased from another 60 hectares. They are located at 100 to 200 meters above sea level on granite soils. The Soalheiro plot (sunny place) also gave the winery its name. It will be the white varieties Alvarinho U.N Loureiro, as well as the red wine variety Vinhão cultivated, which in part ungrafted be grown. The management follows the rules of the Organic viticulture with the protection of biodiversity and promoting the sustainability,
The product range includes various white wines, most of them unmixed from Alvarinho and a red wine blend from Vinhão (red) and Alvarinho (white). Most of the wines are fermented in steel tanks and some 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" (aged in barriques) and "Alvarinho Soalheiro Primeiras Vinhas" (the first vines planted in 1974). There are also bottle-fermented sparkling wines and a Bagaceira from Alvarhino rape produced.