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About Bento Gonçalves

     Bento Gonçalves is the Brazilian Capital of Wine and houses some of the most traditional and oldest national wineries. Bento Gonçalves is also the first city in Brazil to obtain the indication of origin for the wines produced in the Vale dos Vinhedos.

     The city lies surrounded by mountains and valleys of the Serra Gaucha, located 113 km from Porto Alegre and receives annually more than one million visitors, making it one of the most sought-after itineraries in southern Brazil. Gastronomy, wine tourism, hospitality, history, adventure, and beautiful landscapes are some attractions.

     There are countless charms of Serra Gaúcha, especially the region that hosts the wine tourism Vale dos Vinhedos, which represents the historical, cultural, and gastronomic legacy left by Italian immigrants who arrived in region in 1875, in perfect harmony with modern technologies for the production of grapes and fine wines and high-quality tourist infrastructure.

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