Mateus is the fifth generation of the Nicolau de Almeida family to produce wine in the Douro. Together with his wife, Teresa Ameztoy, they work in a wine cellar they call Shad’s Winery (Alosa Alosa), named after the fish that crossed the Douro River from the Atlantic Ocean, a reality impossible today due to the construction of the dams. In this cellar they approach different perspectives to the vineyard and wine, based on organic and biodynamic farming. The 'Trans Douro Express' - seeking to show the climatic characteristics of each sub-region of the Douro: Baixo Corgo, Cima Corgo and Douro Superior. The 'Eremitas' white wines made from parcels different soils and the 'Curral Teles' is the result of different vinification techniques.