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.
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.
How to get there?
The nearest airport is in Caxias do Sul, 39 km away from Bento Gonçalves. The airport of Porto Alegre is at about 120 km. It is recommended to take a private or regular transfer to reach the destination.
The main bus companies circulating in the region are: Itapemirim and Penha (which has routes to other countries as well).
When to go to Bento Gonçalves?
Bento Gonçalves is a good destination to go all year long. To travel to two, prefer the winter, when low temperatures are perfect for romantic programs.
To closely monitor the harvest, go in the summer (around January, 15) – in some wineries, visitors can participate in the activity. During the harvest, yet it is offered wine tastings and typical events. Also in the summer, in odd years, the Fenavinho happens with concerts, tastings and folk shows on weekends.
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