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Former name for the Portuguese wine-growing region of Tejo; see there.

Wine-growing region in the centre of Portugal northeast of Lisbon. Until 2009 it was called Ribatejo. It is the only inland area that lies between Lisboa in the west and Alentejo in the east. The fertile alluvial soils near the river are mainly used to grow vegetables, fruit and rice. The area is therefore nicknamed "Lisbon's garden". The River Tagus, which strongly shapes the landscape, was for a long time the traditional supply route to bring products from the inland to the port city of Lisbon. The huge area covers 25,000 hectares on both banks of the eponymous river, classified as an IGP area (country wines) under the name Tejo...

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