Portugal wine regions map
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Portugal wine regions map are defined by quality, magnificent, solar, whether vinified in red or white. The Portugal wine vineyard covers 250,000 hectares. The total area of the vineyards of the Portugal represents 3% of the total area of the world vineyard. What makes him today the 7th largest wine producer in the world.
These light, bold, fresh and, in a way, sensual wines are ideal for accompanying seafood and fish dishes. The vineyards stretching from the Douro to the Minho climb on vines, in the vicinity of the picturesque village of Valença on the border of Galicia, and continue towards the south, to arrive at Barcelos, Braga and Guimarães, seigniorial city, as you can see on Portugal wine regions map. Map of Portugal wine regions are declared World Heritage by UNESCO.
The Portuguese vineyard is as old as the Spanish vineyard, but it is thanks to the Anglo-French conflict of the 17th century that this sector of activity knew an important growth as you can see on Portugal wine regions map. Indeed, the war caused a blockade and the impossibility to export the wines out of France, from where the craze of the English for the wines of Portugal, they even lightened the customs taxes on these last ones.