Wineries and Vineyards Vía Romana was born in 1997, within the DO Ribeira Sacra (Galicia) in the sub-area of Chantada. The winery is located in a 16th century manor house, where it is outstanding the fact of seeing at its feet the vineyards.They sit on a complex but, at the same time, privileged orography, at the riverbanks of the Miño.
VíaRomanahas a commitment with the quality, the delicacy and the know-how of a family tradition since the first vintage in 1998, with special attention to offer the essence of the soil where our vines grow.
Vía Romana, the wine that does not understand of hurry, our cover letter and our way of life, is a wine to drink with friends, the family, and calmly, as it was its production. Our philosophy of life: the slow life that thinks, and keeps in mind, that the most important things in life should be done…with no hurry!
From the extraordinary characteristics of the Ribeira Sacra for the production of high quality wines, the vine cultivation was witnessed by the Romans in the first century AD, the first to see in this exceptional enclave a place to plant their vineyards, A difficult but privileged orography.
These terraces connected by stairs make the work here in what is known as heroic viticulture being 100% manual, but whose result shows us that it is worth.
The Ribeira Sacra, an area of wine tradition has an extension of 1,550 Hectares of vineyard, which accounts for 5.2% of a land dedicated to the vine in Galicia. The D.O Ribeira Sacra is mainly oriented to the production of Red wines, also producing very interesting targets.
Its geographical area comprises parishes and villages of 18 municipalities located along the banks of the Miño and Sil, south of the province of Lugo and north of Orense, grouping in 5 subzones traditionally differentiated as elaboradoras of specialísimos broths: Amandi, Chantada , Quiroga-Bibei, Ribeiras de Miño and Ribeira do Sil.
The areas dedicated in all of them to the cultivation of the vine are restricted to those located on the banks.