Verallia Portugal was present in inauguration of the European City of Wine 2015 in Reguengos de Monsaraz

Verallia Portugal was present in inauguration of the European City of Wine 2015 in Reguengos de Monsaraz

This year 2015 Reguengos de Monsaraz is the European center of the wine celebration and will include the sponsorship of Verallia Portugal. The Alentejo region was voted European City of Wine 2015 by RECEVIN (European Network of Wine Cities), which includes cities in Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Spain, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy and Portugal known for the quality of its production wine.

The inauguration took place in the past 20 and 21 February with a Gala Annual European City of Wine. The first day began with the receipt of Entourages and a show, at the Municipal Auditorium, with the Chamber Orchestra of Alentejo, the Polyphonic Choir of the Philharmonic Society Harmony Reguenguense and the choir Eborae Mvsica.
The second day began with the Acts Official European Wine City 2015, then the inauguration of the Wine space with art in Rojão Palace, where the choir of the People's House acted, then there was a toast to the European City of Wine with tasting of regional products and at the end of the day the Gala brought together three musical expressions classified as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, and in particular Cante Alentejano, Fado and Flamenco.

Throughout the year, the wines of Reguengos Monsaraz will be promoted at trade shows and conferences all over the world, such as Brazil, Germany, United States, among others, which will bring many benefits to the region and its producers: Carmim, Esporão, Ervideira and Granacer, who was present in this special ceremony.
This distinction is an important promotional vehicle, or to Reguengos as for Alentejo, which values all components involving the county and the Alentejo, starting biodiversity and the environment, through culture, heritage, crafts, cuisine and tourism.

It is a real bet for wine tourism, in a region that has a high quality wines and a region recently considered by USA Today as "the best wine tourism region in the world to visit." The Verallia Portugal will follow the city of Reguengos de Monsaraz, so as to create a partnership enriching for both parts, being one of the major sponsors. This is also the way of innovation the Verallia Portugal, create partnerships that in turn promote more our country and that, in turn, encourage new challenges to keep us in a leading position nationally and also internationally.

Cláudia Rodrigues