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08.05.2019
Wines of Alentejo confirm presence in the "Wines of Portugal in Brazil"

After winning the brazilians from North to South of the country with its prized harvests in 2018, Wines of Alentejo are back in Brazil. The Alentejo Regional Winegrowing Commission (CVRA), that certifies and promotes wine production, will be present at three major events in the sector: the Vinhos de Portugal, which takes place in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, and the Projeto Aproxima in Minas Gerais. the wines of the region, visit the three largest capitals to present to Brazilians the best of the Alentejo terroir in national territory.

The winemaking tradition of the Alentejo region has fallen more and more in the graces of the Brazilian population: according to CVRA data, in the last 5 years, imports have increased by more than 20%. "We noticed a growing interest of Brazil by the local wines. Our goal is to strengthen the reputation of the Alentejo wines in the country, which occupies the second position in the ranking of exports, and bring the best of the wineries of the south-central region of portugal to the table of Brazilians, "says Maria Amélia Vaz da Silva, of the CVRA Marketing Department.

The Alentejo region is the leader in the Portuguese wine market - holds 37% in volume and 40% in terms of value - according to data referring to 2018 of AC Nielsen. And Brazil is the main importer market of Alentejo wines in the world, with 3.6 million liters per year. Below is the agenda in each city: Wines of Portugal in Rio de Janeiro The Marvelous City is the first to receive the emblematic wineries of the center-south region of the land.

During the 6th edition of the Vinhos de Portugal fair that takes place between May 31 and June 2 at Casashopping, the Cariocas will have access to tests and lectures on Alentejo wines, in addition to checking the recent vintages available in the Brazilian market. For this season, the following wineries have already been confirmed: Casa Santa Vitória, Bacalhôa Vinhos, Casa Agrícola HMR, Casa Relvas, Cortes de Cima, Coteis, Encostas d'Alqueva, Enoforum, Esporão , Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, Herdade da Malhadinha Nova, José Maria da Fonseca Vinhos, Julio Tassara Bastos, João Portugal Ramos Vinhos, Monte da Comenda Agroturismo, Quinta da Plansel, Quinta das Arcas, Sogrape Vinhos e Tapada do Chaves.

Between June 7th and 9th, it will be São Paulo's turn to check out Alentejo news. During the three days, the paulistanos will be able to check in JK Iguatemi Shopping, between tastings and lectures, the best of Alentejo wine.

In addition, during the São Paulo stage of the event (which is in its 3rd edition), the audience will have the opportunity to meet Jean Stelmach, the new ambassador of the Alentejo Wines of Brazil, champion of the 2019 edition of the contest "The Best Sommelier Wines of the Alentejo in Brazil ".

For this season, the following wineries have already been confirmed: Adega Mayor, Bacalhôa Vinhos, Casa Agrícola HMR, Casa Relvas, Cortes de Cima, Coteis, Encostas d'Alqueva, Enoforum, Esporão, Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, Herdade da Malhadinha Nova, José Maria da Fonseca Vinhos, Julio Tassara Bastos - Dona Maria Vinhos, Lusovini, Monte da Capela, Monte da Comenda Agroturismo, Quinta da Plansel, Quinta das Arcas, Sogrape Vinhos e Tapada do Chaves.



 
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