“Duckman is not an individual person, Duckman doesn’t exist but everyone can be the Duckman if they embrace the Duckman spirit.
Duckman is a fictitious character meant to question almost everything. It is an ART-isanal project that makes interventionist wine, something like a revolutionary illuminating the unseen that’s acting behind the scenes of what you know exists and yet you can’t quite pin down to an individual artist, influencer or mover.
João Pato is the name of my grandfather, myself and my nephew…we are all João Pato, so in that we represent the continuation of the influences received from the beginning of the Pato family. It is a generational project of a family whose origins are based in Bairrada since at least the 18th century, intertwined with that of the indigenous vineyards to express the regions’ richness and potential.”