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Granja-Amareleja

Sub-area of the Portuguese DOC area Alentejo; look there.

The region in Portugal lies between the capital Lisbon in the north, the border to Spain in the east, the region Algarve in the south and the Atlantic in the west. The eight sub-areas are within the area defined as DOC with 20,000 hectares of vineyards Borba. Évora. Granja-Amareleja. Moura. Portalegre. Redondo. Reguengos and Vidigueira, These were previously declared as separate DOC areas (which still appears on older labels), but are now optionally listed as a sub-area next to the Alentejo DOC area. The entire region is also known as the IGP (formerly VR) for Alentajano Vins classified.

Alentejo - vineyard

The winegrowing in this area was already by the Phoenicians founded long before the turn of the...

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