OVERVIEW

Brazil´s Capital of Wine

Charismatic and receptive, thus describes the Brazilian Capital of Wine. Located in the Serra Gaucha, Bento Gonçalves enchants everyone for their cuisine, culture and natural beauty. Making the city an important tourist destination. Its industrial and tourist vocation, its landscapes “of embroidered vines” and the claw of his people make the city a distinctive and welcoming place.

With 382 square kilometers and more than 100 000 inhabitants, consisting of descendants of Italians, Polishes and afro-Brazilian, Bento Gonçalves stands by furniture, 8% of national production and 40% of state production and winemaking, which is the third largest economy of the municipality. 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, 113 km from Porto Alegre. The Brazilian Capital of Wine stands out for quality of life, measured by the HDI, the index aggregates data as longevity, health, education and income.

What to expect of the region?

Brazil Trip Specialist

Brazil Trip Specialist