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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Arribes. On Spain’s border with Portugal, the Douro River flows through deep canyons and vineyards grow on the slopes and at the top of the steep hills. The indigenous dark-skinned juan garcía dominated the 750 ha/1,852 acres of vineyards, with 14 wineries in operation in 2013.