This little-known region produces a wonderful array of regional delicacies and rustic dishes, from sheep’s milk cheeses, acorn liqueur and organic asparagus, to Alentejo black pork, chestnut specialities and egg-based desserts. It’s known as the breadbasket of Portugal and holds food festivals all year round .
7 Nights from £1059 per person based on 2-sharing. Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon and return from Faro (other airports on request). 8-days car hire. 2-nights Torre de Palma Wine Hotel, Monforte BB. 2-nights Pousada Convento de Évora, Évora BB. 3-nights Herdade da Malhadinha Nova, Albernoa BB. Complimentary 3-course tasting menu, excluding drinks, at the Herdade da Malhadinha Nova.