DO area (shore of the Guadiana) in the Spanish region Extremadura
right on the border too Portugal
, It was named after the river Guadiana, which flows through the wine region in a westerly direction. The area extends for the most part in the southern half, the Extremadura Baja. The approximately 22,000 hectares of vineyard area was formed in 1999 from six former land wine areas (VT). These are Cañamero
in the northeast (5 municipalities), Matanegra in the
very south (8), Montánchez
in the center (27), Ribera Alta
in the central east (38), Ribera Baja
in the central west (11) and Tierra de Barros
in the southeast (36 ).
Despite the large extent over 100...