Herdade do Sobroso Wine & Luxury Boutique Hotel
Herdade do Sobroso is part of a recent and enthusiastic generation of Alentejo Estates that bonds wine production with open space and nature, using them as a leisure centre.
Located in the Vidigueira municipality of Alentejo, Herdade do Sobroso is bordered by the Serra de Mendro to the north, by the River Guadiana to the east and to the south by a vast plain that extends until the eye can see.
This is a rich land in a harmonious landscape. Herdade do Sobroso is not only is known for its wine production. We are also specialized in tourism, or more specifically in rural tourism, hunting, and wine tourism. With its potential and through the aesthetic quality of its architecture, also intends to function as a dynamic element in the region.
This is a rich land in a harmonious landscape. In these surroundings will you find the cellar. The cellar is modern and functional: an idyllic combination which allows us to produce wines of unique quality.
Herdade do Sobroso is known for having an open-clay, sandy soil, which ensures that the design of the vineyards matches the toughest criteria. This guarantees the production of the highest quality grapes. Regarding the climate, this region is known for its cold winters, followed by long, hot summers. The main red grape varieties are Aragonez, Alicante Bouschet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Alforcheiro, Tinta Grossa and Trincadeira, while the white wines essentially come from the Antão Vaz, Arinto and Perrum grape varieties.
We have two country houses with salt water outdoor pool, which offers panoramic views to the surroundings hills and vineyards. Herdade do Sobroso’s rooms has rustic décor with exotic touches, a minibar, a work desk, air conditioning and cable TV. Our restaurant serves tasty Alentejo lunches and dinners. In addition, you can taste and buy wines, olive oil, honey and quality jams in our store.
We have prepared a great variety of luxury activities for our guests. Try the biking ride in our 128 acres of winery, where you may wander through the different paths indicating the several types of wines castes, or simply observe the exuberant landscape. Don't forget to make a pause to taste our delicious fruits from the trees around the vineyard.
On the Herdade’s two small lakes you may ride a canoe, go bass fishing or even take a refreshing dive. We also organize wine tours and wine tastings in our cellar, where you may taste some of our wines and learn some more about their secrets. You don't want to miss the photographic safaris throughout the Serra de Mendro in the Herdade’s jeep. With our guide in charge, you can discover your most adventurous side. You will get the chance to watch boars, deer, fallow deer, mouflons, wild ducks and a huge variety of birds. Herdade do Sobroso also organizes exclusive boat rides in the Alqueva lake. Watching the sunset from the lake is something you will hold dear in your memory.
Visit Herdade do Sobroso Wine & Country House, in Vidigueira, Beja, and enjoy a memorable wine tourism experience, where the traditions and the flavours of Alentejo are crossed in an intrinsic way.