The People

The People

The Adega do Cantor or Winery of the Singer is situated in Guia, a few kilometres northwest of Albufeira, in central Algarve. It was built to produce wine, principally the Vida and Onda Nova wines, from three surrounding Quintas, Quinta do Moinho, Quinta do Miradouro and Vale do Sobreiro. Our aim is to produce the highest quality wine that the region can offer using a combination of traditional and innovative modern winemaking techniques.

The winery is situated at the top of Quinta do Miradouro from which stunning views of the surrounding vineyards and coast line can be seen.

As well as producing wine we also offer a range of guided tours of the vineyards and winery, tutored tastings and the opportunity to purchase both wines and a variety of merchandise. Please see our visits page.

Cliff Richard

Sir Cliff has known and loved the Algarve for over 40 years. His idea to plant a vineyard at his property Quinta do Moinho provided the genesis point for the Vida Nova range of wines. Sir Cliff is very much involved in producing the wine. When in Portugal he is often seen getting his hands dirty in the vineyard or indeed his feet dirty in the winery, cleaning the fermentation vats! Visit Sir Cliff Richard’s official website at

Nigel and Lesley Birch
Nigel and Lesley have been residents of the Algarve for more than 30 years. They own Quinta do Miradouro, where the Adega do Cantor is situated and have established a second vineyard there to produce grapes for Vida Nova.

Max and Michelle Birch

Owners of the third vineyard, Vale do Sobreiro

Ruben Pinto
Resident winemaker

Luisa Braziel

Christina Larsen, Geni Barros & Monica Cabrita
Are in charge of tours, tastings and sales at the cellar door.


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