Adega José de Sousa
R. de Mourão, 1, 7200-291, Reguengos de Monsaraz - Alentejo
In the José de Sousa winery, some ancestral winemaking techniques are still used, the most emblematic being the use of the amphorae in the fermentation of grapes.
The winery José de Sousa Rosado Fernandes exist since 1878 and was acquired by José Maria da Fonseca in 1986, in order to fulfill the long-held dream of producing wine in the Alentejo, a portuguese region loaded with prestige and history.
Located in Reguengos de Monsaraz, this winery keepsalive a tradition initiated by the Romans over 2000 years ago. It is equipped with 114 clay amphorae, a fermentation method as rare as it is old. The old cellars are below ground level and contain the clay amphoras and two tanks, called "lagares" for foot treading the grapes. There is also a new winery equipped with 44 stainless steel vats and all the essential technology for making red and white wines. This is the perfect place to witness the marriage of old and new and to learn more about some exceptional wines.
Winery, Wine Shop and Tasting Room
Room where you can taste and purchase the products produced at José de Sousa.
José de Sousa Cellar is located in Reguengos de Monsaraz.
|Closing time||January 1st; December 25th|
|Visiting hours||11:00 am, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm|
|Cancellation | Prepayment||Vary depending on the type of experiences. Check the conditions of each experience in your Reservation|
|Means of payment||Mastercard; Visa|
|General||Booking Guarantee with credit card number; VAT at the legal rate included; Supplements have to be paid separately|
|Wine Tourism Activities||Wine Tasting; Guided Tour to the Facilities; Tasting of regional products|
|Restaurants | Bars | Store||Wine Shop; Wine Cellar|
|Parking||Free and Private (without reservation)|
|Spoken Languages||English; Português|