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The Douro and Alentejo are the most famous wine regions in Portugal but there are other regions well-worth your visit and waiting to be discovered.

For the past couple of years, some wine regions started to be highlighted mostly due to the quality of their wines, such as the Vinho Verde region that produces a great summer wine which is now being discovered throughout the world. But, like we said, such as Vinho Verde, there are even more portuguese wines, and wine regions, that are just waiting to be discovered.

 

Vinho Verde Wine Region

Even though this region is not as unknown as it used to be just a year or two ago, it is yet to be discovered by most wine lovers.
This is the biggest wine region in Portugal, with its 34000 hectares, rich in water resources, with moderate temperatures and abundant rains.


The most famous wine variety of this region is Alvarinho, which is a result from all these region elements, a naturally light, clean, refreshing and aromatic wine, different from any other in the world.


The region produces approximately 85 million liters of Vinho Verde every year and 86% of it is white wine made primarily from the Alvarinho, Avesso, Azal, Arinto, Loureiro, and Trajadura grape varieties.

Besides the wine factor, the greenest region in Portugal also offers some of the most beautiful Portuguese cities, such as Braga, Guimarães, and Viana do Castelo. Visit Vinho Verde region and discover one of the most stunning Portuguese wine regions.

 

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