Alto Douro Wine Region World Heritage Site

Official name
Alto Douro Wine Region | UNESCO
Country
Portugal
Continent
Europe
Location
Douro Region, TrĂ¡s-os-Montes e Alto Douro
41.1016° Lat, -7.7988° Lon
Code
1046
Time Zone
Europe/Lisbon, WEST +0100
Current Time
Category
Cultural
Description
Inscribed 2001. Wine has been produced by traditional landholders in the Alto Douro region for some 2,000 years. Since the 18th century, its main product, port wine, has been world famous for its quality. This long tradition of viticulture has produced a cultural landscape of outstanding beauty that reflects its technological, social and economic evolution.