Monte da Ravasqueira has been linked to the José de Mello family for several generations. Located in the municipality of Arraiolos, about an hour’s drive from Lisbon, the estate occupies a vast area of typical Alentejan landscape. It is managed and run by Sociedade Agrícola D. Diniz, SA.
The excellent geological conditions and the climate are well suited to the production of some of the best wine that the Alentejo has to offer. A great deal has been invested in planting vines and also in modern winemaking equipment and in meteorological and plant-health facilities. Investment at Monte da Ravasqueira has also been directed at the infrastructures of an oenotourism project.
Monte da Ravasqueira is committed to the production of distinctive quality wines, while it is also engaged in a number or other activities involving the production of cork, olive oil and honey, as well as rearing fine cattle and fattening of black pig from Alentejo.
At Monte da Ravasqueira, the philosophy of Oenology comes down to maintaining all the quality of the grapes and the character of its wines. All the wines we produce are a blend of tradition, innovation and dedication to the art and science of winemaking.
With its excellent geological and weather conditions, well suited to the production of some of the best wines that the Alentejo has to offer, Monte da Ravasqueira owns a 45 hectares of vineyard, being included in the Alentejo Wine Route.
With an annual production of about 1,000,000 bottles, Monte da Ravasqueira’s first vintage took place in 2001, currently selling in the domestic and export markets the brands “Prova”, “Calantica”, “Fonte da Serrana” and “Monte da Ravasqueira”.