VISIT PORTUGAL AND THE WINE CITY
The Portuguese Town of Reguengos de Monsaraz is awarded the European Wine City for 2015. This is another good reason to visit Portugal.
This nomination recognizes that Reguengos de Monsaraz is representative of the essence of a European Wine City through the organization of initiatives to foster greater dissemination of Wine Culture among all citizens of European Union, focusing on different areas as society, landscape, economy, gastronomy and heritage.
Reguengos de Monsaraz is a town in Evora province, in the Portuguese region of Alentejo with a population of 7,500. The are is located in the southeast. The municipality is widely known by its wine production, which quality has gained national and international recognition.
Three Portuguese candidatures competed for the title European Wine City 2015: Cantanhede from the Bairrada in the north, Melgaco-Moncao in Alentejo and Reguengos de Mansaraz.
Herdade do Esporao is the most famous winery in this region east of Lisbon.