Cheers To Brazilian Wine!
Over the past 15 years, the Brazilian wine industry has made major investments in technological innovations and the management of its vineyards. The result is excellent quality labels recognized with more than 3,000 international awards. What many don’t know is that Brazil has been producing wines since the beginning of its colonization.
The first vines were brought to Brazil by Martim Afonso de Souza, who came from Portugal with the aim of disseminating agriculture in the new colony. Seedlings of Vitis vinifera were planted in the Captaincy of São Vicente, in the southeast.
Brazil, the largest country in Latin America is among the top five largest wine producers in the Southern Hemisphere. Among the many excellent products, the Brazilian sparkling wine was the first to draw the attention of international critics.