Português Inglês

Family roots – A link beyond centuries…

Walter Maynard is the name of one of the oldest wine merchants to have shipped Port back in 1652. He was appointed Consul in Oporto by his brother Thomas, who was English Council in Lisbon, by order of King Charles II in 1659.

The 1st family link with the van Zellers come through marriage of Dorothea Ignacia Wittingham with Johan Moring, which her mother-in-law was Marianna van Zeller, married with Jacome Moring. Later, her great-granddaughter Dorothea Augusta Kopke who was Walter Maynard's 5th generation of descendants, married with Roberto van Zeller.

Curiously, 3 centuries later, representing the 15th generation is our manager for the US market, Mariana van Zeller.

Nowadays, Maynard's stands for a complete line of premium ports, honouring the late memory of their illustriuous ancestor.

  • Origin: Douro Superior
  • Annual Production: 400 000 L Portwine
  • Vineyards: 15 ha + 20 ha
  • Storage Capacity: 2 000 000 L
  • Grape varieties (White):  Gouveio, Donzelinho Branco (White), Viosinho and Malvasia Fina
  • Grape Varieties (Red): Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz and Tinto Cão


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