Herdade do Freixo vineyard

Adega da Herdade do Freixo, Évora, Alentejo, Portugal

This amazing underground vineyard has a spiral shape, 40 meters deep into the ground. This unusual shaped building, resembling a underground Guggenheim, was design by Portuguese architect Frederico Valsassina, with the intent of housing three wine labels: Freixo Reserva white wine 2015, Freixo Reserva red wine 2014 e Freixo Family Collection red wine 2014, all with “Indicação Geográfica Alentejano” (Alentejano Geographical Indication).

Herdade do Freixo, Freixo, Portugal
Monday to Friday, from 11h30 a.m. to 03h00 p.m.
Visits cost 3,50€ per person, requires previous booking.
Phone: 266 094 830

Christian Louboutin made a tour of the Alentejo

The famous French footwear designer, with the iconic red sole, has a house in Portugal and shared a list of places where he usually goes.

Originally from Brittany and raised in Paris, Christian Louboutin discovered the region [of Alentejo] 15 years ago while vacationing with his Portuguese friends at Comporta. With the flood of people, new constructions that he does not like and mosquitoes, decided to buy a house more to the south, in the Lagoon of Santo André, near Melides, where he plants great pots of geraniums, citronela and peppermint to move away the insects.

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