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Gin O'Clock at The Solar Branco Eco Estate

MEET YOUR HOSTS – É OBRA!

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Caroline

Caroline was a member of the British Diplomatic Service for almost 2 decades. Now, she is the owner of the Solar Branco Eco Estate

Your bartender and perfect gin and tonic creator - Ali Bullock

Ali

Ali Bullock has worked for organisations ranging from the World Wildlife Fund as well as Red Bull in Formula One. He has spoken at Davos about social media and dyslexia (read more on Forbes). Also world’s best husband*

Una at The Solar Branco Eco Estate

Una

A rescue dog from Hong Kong, Una spends 24 hours with Ali on the estate. She greets guests with cuddles, barks and occasionally receives snacks

Meet The Team

Gin O'Clock at The Solar Branco Eco Estate

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Catarina is our head librarian at The Gin Library. She is also the designer of our gin logos

Chef Joana

Joanna

Joana is the top sushi chef on the island and we are delighted to work with her

Joao Wine Azores

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Joao is our private wine sommelier. Here to lead our wine masterclasses and help you discover the best wines of the Azores

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JC

JC is our head gardener on the estate. Always cheerful and always busy working on the gardens

Nelia

Nelia

Nelia is our friendly housekeeper, helping to keep all the rooms clean and tidy

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Marcio

Marcio is our friendly housekeeper, helping to keep all the rooms clean and tidy

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Ruben

Our head concierge and knowledgeable gentlemen about all things Azores

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Ricardo

Ricardo runs the Gin Wagon. Best job in the world

Employees of the month

Senhor Miguel

Senhor Miguel

Senhor Miguel is often seen in the car park greeting guests

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Snowball

Hangs out at The Gin Library (and frequently on the tables)

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Gena

Gina likes to watch all the goings on and get cuddles

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Tony

Steals crisps and frequently spends time in cat jail

Want to join Us

The Solar Branco Eco Estate aims to work with a diverse range of people within the community of the Azores. From private chefs, guest management staff to artists and other creatives, we want people passionate about the Azores, hospitality and the environment that surrounds us.

For opportunities to work on or with the estate please contact us here.

 

* Ali is “The World’s Best Husband 16 years in a row