AGRI FOOD - THE WINE OF THE TERRA ALTA
The vineyard terraces situated between valleys of difficult access sow the scenery of the Terra Alta. The contrasted climate, the excellent sunshine and the calcareous soil of this region Ebrenca is ideal for the culturing of the strains and the production of the wine of quality. Bodied white wines and of high ranking are produced, red wines with personality and rancid and liquorish wines internationally renowned that have been recognized with the Designation of Origin Terra Alta.
The cultivation of the vineyard and the wine production was and it is one of the economic engines of the Terra Alta. As evidence we have the modernist wineries built early last century in some villages of the region. Farmers and winegrowers gathered their efforts to build majestic buildings, popularly known as “wine cathedrals” and in Gandesa and in the Pinell de Brai we find magnificent examples.