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Alentejo is the South-Central part of Portugal. The greater region is defined within Portugal by the land bordering the left bank of the Tagus river to the North and extending to the South where it borders the Algarve region. The origin of its name, "além" + "Tejo" combined as Alentejo, literally translates to "Beyond-the-Tagus" or "Across-the-Tagus".

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Google previewDevelopment of the Portugese Economy (2002)

A Case of Europeanization by David Corkhill

The Alentejo is a predominantly agricultural region that isone of the poorest in the European Union. Over the years theregion has been buffeted by disruptive agrarian reform, and subsequent politicization of the sector, and a severe drought , ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to Portugal (2017)

by Rough Guides

VIANA DO ALENTEJO is a typically dozy southernAlentejan town, which nonetheless ...

Google previewWinewise (2014)

Your Complete Guide to Understanding, Selecting, and Enjoying Wine by Steven Kolpan, Brian H. Smith, Michael A. Weiss

ALENTEJANO IMPORTANT DOP WINE REGION Alentejo Alentejo is a very large DOP region and is home to some of the nation's finest, most complex, and most expensive red wines. The area also produces easy drinking rosés, interesting ...

Google previewEuropean Voices (2008)

Multipart singing in the Balkans and the Mediterranean. I by Ardian Ahmedaja, Gerlinde Haid

Alentejo is a region that occupies the south-central area of Portugal. Situated south of the Tagus river, it extends south to the Algarve, west to the Atlantic ocean and east to the Spanish border. According to the Nomenclature of Territorial ...

Google previewForages and grazing in horse nutrition (2012)

by Markku Saastamoinen, Maria João Fradinho, Ana Sofia Santos, Nicoletta Miraglia

Discussion The Alentejo is a vast, scarcely populated, aged and predominantly rural region in Portugal. 33% of the country's mainland is inhabited by merely 7% of the resident population, and according to the 2011 census, the aging index in ...

Google previewA Year of Wine (2008)

Perfect Pairings, Great Buys, and What to Sip for Each Season by Tyler Colman

FONTE DA SERRANA (ALENTEJO, PORTUGAL): Alentejo is a hot, dry part of Southern Portugal that, when it comes to wine, traditionally has been more known for making closures—corks—rather than what goes in the bottle. But this wine will ...

Google previewAlgarve (2008)

by Jane O'Callaghan

The Alentejo is a land of wide horizons, atmospheric medieval castles, and vast agricultural estates whose divisions date back to Roman times. Here the ancient city of Evora has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site by virtue of its ...

Google previewVernacular Architecture: Towards a Sustainable Future (2014)

by C. Mileto, F. Vegas, L. García Soriano, V. Cristini

Alentejo is a region in southern Portugal known for its hot weather in summer, and the bright sun, which illuminates immense plains punctuated by oaks, dense small whitewashed villages, and the isolated rural homes: small elongated houses ...

Google previewA text-book of geography (1869)

Entrc- Douro-e-Minho is so called from its being between the Douro and the Minho ; Tras-os-Montes means beyond the Mountains; Alentejo means south of the Tejo or Tagus ; Algarve, from Arabic el gharb, means the west. Capes, Islands ...

Google previewHugh Johnson's Pocket Encyclopedia of Wine 2001 (2010)

by Hugh Johnson

Sogrape *-***** Largest wine concern in the country, making VNHos VERDES, DAO, BARRADA, ALENTEJO, MATEUS ROSE, Terra Franca, Vila Real red etc, and now owners of FERRERA and OFFLEY port. Tamariz, Quinta do VV w w ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1763)

ESTREMA DURA, a province of Spain, bounded by Leon, on the north ; by the two Castiles, on the east; by Andalusia, on the south ; and by the province of Alentejo, in Portugal, on the west. EST REMADUFA is also a province of Purtugal , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology (2005)

by Marshall, Stewart

Alentejo Digital brought together 47 municipalities and three regional agencies to create a regional information network to provide services and territory-related content to citizens and local firms through regional Web-based contents. The main ...

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