João Tavares & Marguerita Bornstein

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Excited to have the Quinta da Boavista Rufia wines back in stock, including the new Orange, made from a field blend of seven varietals and left on the skins for one week. The clever artwork for the Rufia wines is done by a local (to NYC) artist named Marguerita Bornstein, pictured with @joaotavaresdepinawines at #rawwinefair in November, Joao was the only Portuguese producer at the NYC RAW.

Marguerita was born in Sydney, Australia in 1950. The only child of two holocaust survivors, she grew up Brazil, where she lived from 1954 and started her career in drawing at a very early age. In 1970, she moved back to Australia where she worked for television, in animation and studied drawing. Her work has appeared in newspapers such as O Estado de S. Paulo and Journal da Tarde, as well as in several magazines. For the Polish magazine Krakout she created the comic 'Zyg & Mea' She moved to the United States in 1976 and settled in New York. See more of Marguerita's work at and here. Find more info on Boavista here.