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Beiras

Region in the north Portugal with the three landscapes Beira Alta, Beira Baxa and Beira Litoral. The area, also classified as Vinho Regional (VR), extends from the border Spain in the east to the atlantic coast in the west. Winegrowing has an ancient tradition here, which the medals of the Benedictine and Cistercian in the numerous monasteries. The areas are within the large area Bairrada. Beira Interior. dão, Encostas da Aire (IPR, a small part of which is in the region Estremadura ) Lafões and Távora-Varosa, Most of all autochthonous Varieties cultivated (the varietal levels are listed in the respective areas). A large part of the production is made up of white wines that are considered base wines serve for the cult production. The oldest and largest Portuguese sparkling wine producer Caves Murganheira is located in Taoruca. Other well-known producers are Entre Serras, Kemper Julia and Quinta da Foz do Arouce.

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